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Why are some guidewire's tips bend for endovascular interventions?

I am working in a medical-physics field and want to summarize some information about guidewires. I have read, that guidewires can sometimes have their tip bend slightly in one direction, in order for ...
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Fibrin production from joint damage promotes arterial blockages?

Can increased fibrin production from joint damage promote vascular disease such as arterial blockages, particularly where obesity or markedly increased weight causes knee, hip, ankle, and spine damage?...
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Peripheral arterial disease and prophylaxis against venous thrombosis

The general guideline is that venous thromboembolic disease should be treated with prophylaxis prior to major surgery. What's the guideline when there is concurrent peripheral arterial disease. I ...
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EECP (Enhanced External Counterpulsation) therapy v/s Angioplasty and Bypass surgery

I have read some article about EECP (Enhanced External Counterpulsation) therapy for the treatment of angina and some doctors even saying that it must be suggested as the first option and others doesn'...
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Is aggressive treatment needed in inferior wall type of heart attacks

Heart attack or myocardial infarction (MI) is broadly of 2 types: anterior wall and inferior wall, depending on the wall of heart involved. The anterior wall MI is far more dangerous, both in short ...
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