Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, July 14th, 1997
The clue may be found, French scientists say, not in the individuals' diseased blood vessel, but in their genes, according to a report in the June 30, 1997 American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Stents are implanted after balloon angioplasty, which is used to restore blood flow to the heart in people whose blood vessels have been blocked by cholesterol-laden plaque. Stents have reduced the number of relapses following angioplasty, but blockages still occur...
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