Monday, May 18, 2009

Coronary Stent Video

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How to Fix a Broken Heart

Have you ever wondered exactly what the surgeons do when they open a clogged artery using a stent? The video animation below, though having no narration, is amazingly informative. Watch as the fatty deposits turn into life threatening plaque. Then see the artery opened using angioplasty and, in the final phase, the stent placed and expanded. It's really quite cool.

the heart of coronary stent - medical from Yuhendri on Vimeo.

To read more about all aspects of a healthy heart, see this from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. To read more about eating heart healthy, whole foods, see this from The World's Healthiest Foods.


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