Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

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Former President George W. Bush released from hospital

Former President George W. Bush was released from a Dallas hospital on Wednesday, a day after undergoing coronary artery stenting to widen a narrowed artery. Doctors discovered the issue during an annual physical examination at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas …

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Former President George W. Bush receives stent to open heart blockage

Former President George W. Bush is expected to return to a normal schedule in a few days after a successful heart procedure to fix a blockage in an

Understanding coronary heart disease risk factors and prevention

The news that President George W. Bush had angioplasty, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), to fix a blockage in an artery may come as a surprise to many.

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SimpleScience@Heart: New stent safer, more effective at mending brain aneurysms

A new stent — covered with a thin, porous layer of polyurethane — repaired aneurysms in an animal study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2012. A