Category Archives: Myocardial Bridging

Q&A with Dr. Jennifer Tremmel of Stanford

Jennifer Tremmel, MD

Jennifer Tremmel, MD

The Stanford School of Medicine blog “SCOPE” is featuring an “Ask the Doctor About Women’s Heart Health” article. The doctor is Jennifer Tremmel, MD, Clinical Director of Women’s Heart Health at Stanford Clinic, and Dr. Tremmel is no stranger to us here at Angioplasty.Org. You can read our interview with Dr. Tremmel about her experience starting the transradial approach to angioplasty at Stanford (she is also Director of Transradial Intervention there). Continue reading

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Myocardial Bridging: Heart Patients and Social Networking

Reyna Robles

Reyna Roble

Angioplasty.Org’s Heart Patient Forum contains 10,000 posts in 200 topics; it receives 50,000 page views a month, from Boston and Biloxi to Britain and Bangladesh. Patients share stories and questions about heart disease, stents, angioplasty, bypass surgery, allergic reactions, medications and the occasional “odd” topic — in this case “Myocardial Bridging.”

Well, not so odd to Reyna Robles, one of the many women who have posted to this topic, trying to find help, trying to find others in their situation, trying to find answers. Continue reading

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