Items Tagged ‘Thomas Brott’

February 26, 2010

Study finds artery-widening stents as good as surgery in preventing strokes

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Implanting carotid artery-widening stents can prevent a stroke as safely and successfully as performing surgery, according to the initial findings of a landmark study launched in New Jersey and released today.   With the average patient in the study 69 years old, “These patients have many good years ahead of them,” said Thomas Brott, director […]

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Tags: Stents, strokes, Thomas Brott

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