Medication as Effective as Stenting for Chest Pain Relief in Stable Coronary Disease

A new, surprising finding calls into question the routine practice of offering interventional therapy.

In patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), the type of chest pain known as angina is a sign that blood flow to the heart muscle is being compromised. When a coronary artery becomes 70 percent blocked, angina predictably occurs with exertion and resolves with rest. This is called stable angina. Patients with stable angina are […]

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