Use of Stents: A Technique That Clears Blocked Coronary Arteries – Video with Dr. Alpesh Shah

Dr. Alpesh Shah, an interventional cardiologist at the well-known Houston Methodist Hospital, discusses with Health Power, heart disease the leading cause of death in the U.S.

He gives special emphasis to coronary heart disease (CAD), which results in clogged arteries that can lead to heart attacks.  He discusses stents, which are metallic mesh tubes produced by Boston Scientific, that restore blood flow to the coronary arteries.

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