Items Tagged ‘metal allergy’

April 15, 2012

Mayo Clinic Study Suggests Coronary Stents Not Harmful to Patients With History of Metal Allergy

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Cardiologists have long grappled with how to best manage patients with coronary artery disease who report skin hypersensitivity to nickel or other metal components found in stents — small tubes placed in narrowed or weakened arteries to help improve blood flow to the heart…”Most interventional cardiologists will, at some stage, have to decide whether to […]

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Tags: coronary artery disease, Dr. Rajiv Gulati, metal allergy

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