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Drug coated stents reduce reblockage incidence in heart arteries

Clinical trials have demonstrated that using a sirolimus-eluting coronary stent as opposed to a bare metal stent, reduced the incidence of treated arteries being reblocked by about 5 times. The national Heart Lung Institute claims that women tend to be undiagnosed and undertreated for heart problems with is the number one killer of women in America.

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About: Drug coated stents reduce reblockage incidence in heart arteries

Date: 15 October 2004

Source: Onlypunjab


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