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August 21, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Stenting a Good Option for Left Main Heart Artery

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Twelve-year data on treatment of blockage of the left main heart artery indicate that using a drug-coated stent is an effective alternative to bypass surgery, doctors report.   The study of 314 people who underwent the procedure between 1997 and 2008 in Poland supports the findings of a large European trial, which found no difference […]

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