Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease in the United States.1 It is the leading cause of death for both men and women, claiming about half a million lives each year in this country.1 Lifestyle changes, medicines, and/or surgical procedures may effectively prevent or treat CAD in many people.
- "What is Coronary Artery Disease?", National Institutes of Health. Available from: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cad/atrisk.html
Important Safety Information
Serious complications may occur in any surgery, including da Vinci® Surgery, up to and including death. Individual surgical results may vary. Patients should talk to their doctor to decide if da Vinci Surgery is right for them. Patients and doctors should review all available information on non-surgical and surgical options in order to make an informed decision. Please also refer to http://www.daVinciSurgery.com/Safety for Important Safety Information.
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