Coronary artery disease (CAD) patient stories

Watch to learn more about patients like you who have been rejected for heart bypass, have a history of heart disease, are being medically managed but are still experiencing symptoms, or had to seek out treatment for their CAD.

 “I have no symptoms of any sort, no pain or ache.”

Back to his life after being rejected for heart bypass

Vincent shares his family history of heart disease and his own experience with bypass surgery and then coronary stenting. Twelve years after his bypass surgery, when his bypass grafts began to fail, Vincent was able to gain his momentum back with a minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedure.

Even if you have a history of heart disease and other treatments, recent advancements in minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may make it the right treatment for you.

It is important that you talk with your doctor about which treatment is the right one for you and that you understand all of the risks and benefits.

Watch how pursuing therapy beyond medication helped Jake get back to living the life he wanted.

Back to his life after suffering even with medication

Jake suffered from chronic total occlusion (CTO), which made the vessels of his heart completely blocked. After open-heart surgery, and then medical management, Jake still experienced symptoms. After his minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedure, Jake felt the relief that he had been looking for.

If your doctor has prescribed medicine for your CAD treatments and you are still not feeling like your best self, you may be eligible for a minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedure.

Watch how pursuing therapy beyond medication helped Jake get back to living the life he wanted.

Back to his life after suffering even with medication

Jake suffered from chronic total occlusion (CTO), which made the vessels of his heart completely blocked. After open-heart surgery, and then medical management, Jake still experienced symptoms. After his minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedure, Jake felt the relief that he had been looking for.

If your doctor has prescribed medicine for your CAD treatments and you are still not feeling like your best self, you may be eligible for a minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedure.

“I’m a new person, I got my heart back.”

Back to his life after looking for the right treatment—and the right doctor

Chan was diagnosed with chronic total occlusion (CTO), and had suffered two previous heart attacks. His physical activity became limited. After actively looking for a PCI specialist and the right treatment, he was treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and got back to his normal life.

Even with prior comorbidities, you may still be eligible for a minimally invasive percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) thanks to recent advances. Talk to your cardiologist about identifying the right treatment for you.

Watch how finding the right treatment helped Susie get back to living the life she wanted.

Back to her life after suffering from complex blockage

After Susie’s coronary artery disease (CAD) symptoms began to arise, she became worried about the possibility of open-heart surgery. By talking to her doctor, Susie’s treatment choices became greater than she suspected. Susie and her doctor decided that she would be eligible for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). After her stent was implanted, Susie could do the things she used to.

Open-heart surgery may not always be the right procedure for every patient. It is important that you talk with your doctor about which treatment is the right one for you and that you understand all of the risks and benefits.

Watch how finding the right treatment helped Susie get back to living the life she wanted.

Back to her life after suffering from complex blockage

After Susie’s coronary artery disease (CAD) symptoms began to arise, she became worried about the possibility of open-heart surgery. By talking to her doctor, Susie’s treatment choices became greater than she suspected. Susie and her doctor decided that she would be eligible for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). After her stent was implanted, Susie could do the things she used to.

Open-heart surgery may not always be the right procedure for every patient. It is important that you talk with your doctor about which treatment is the right one for you and that you understand all of the risks and benefits.

Is percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) right for you?

Is percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) right for you?

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Is percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) right for you?

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Which treatments are right for you?

Before talking to your doctor, take an interactive treatment quiz to find out which treatment options might be available to you.

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