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Atrium Health pioneers heart disease treatment

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Atrium Health is the first Carolinas hospital to use a new treatment for coronary disease. A cardiovascular team at Atrium Health Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute last month used an FDA-approved device for drug-coated balloon treatment of coronary in-stent restenosis. The procedure took place May 28 at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center. Coronary Artery Disease is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death worldwide. CAD develops when coronary arteries that supply the heart with blood, oxygen and nutrients are damaged or diseased, usually by...

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