Coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in northern Nevada now have a new treatment option that literally disappears over time. Carson Tahoe Health is among the first in the country – and the only provider in the region – to offer the latest generation of the cardiology technology, Absorb. The revolutionary Absorb bioresorbable, or naturally dissolving, vascular […]
With more than 60,000 miles of blood vessels crisscrossing the human body, the circulatory system can be prone to a few problems. One of those problems is coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as coronary heart disease, which occurs when the arteries that supply blood to heart muscle become hardened and narrowed, due to the buildup of cholesterol and other material called plaque.