Non-surgical treatments for coronary artery disease include the latest medications to ease symptoms and treat blocked arteries as well as non-surgical procedures such as angioplasty.
Medications can treat atherosclerosis (the accumulation of artery-blocking plaque) as well as acute conditions such as severe angina or heart attack.
For patients who have already suffered heart damage, medical therapies can also prevent additional deterioration of the heart muscle.
Non-surgical therapeutic procedures include:
Duke cardiologists are involved in testing the newest, most promising medications and non-surgical procedures, such as latest generations of stents and angioplasty. They use those proven to be most effective to help patients.
See the latest heart clinical trials for which Duke is seeking participants.
To make an appointment with a Duke heart specialist near you, call 888-ASK-DUKE (888-275-3853).
Physicians offering this service include:
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