94-year-old Wade Gladden came to UAB with only 20 percent heart function, but physicians put a monthslong plan in place to restore function — and the Gadsden resident hit every mark along the way.
Drug-eluting stents pose no greater risk of major heart attack following non-cardiac surgery than bare metal stents.
Success of ACE inhibitors, alpha blockers, calcium channel blockers and diuretics same in women and men; diuretic reduces cardiovascular complications.
This minimally invasive procedure is only available in Alabama at UAB.