Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, April 1st, 2005
These devices, which slowly leach medication into blood vessels to keep them from squeezing shut after procedures to remove blockages, have revolutionized heart care so much in the last few years that studies now are aimed at finding which ones work best for which patients, not whether they work at all.
They are vastly better than the plain old metal stents that were standard just a few years ago. Results on the new ones are so good that more and more patients are...
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