eWellness: Prevention strategy relies on lifestyle
Stenting may not always be the answer to treating heart disease with stable coronary artery disease. A German study has shown that patients with stable coronary artery disease who were put on an exercise regimen had significantly higher rates of event-free survival than those who had undergone percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In the study, 70% of patients in the exercise program had event-free survival -- no stroke, heart attack, or death -- compared with 50% of stented patients after four years. Exercis
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