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Teri16
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   Posted 9/17/2005 5:42 PM (GMT -7)   
"News From the AMA:
Medication-Releasing Stent Reduces Risk of Artery Re-Narrowing Following Angioplasty for Patients With Complex Coronary Artery Disease"

"Sept. 15, 2005 — Compared to bare metal stents, placement of stents that release the medication paclitaxel reduces the risk of the artery re-narrowing nine months following angioplasty for patients with complex coronary artery lesions, according to an article in the September 14 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association."

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Teri16
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   Posted 9/17/2005 5:43 PM (GMT -7)   
What great news for anyone receiving these types of stents! :)
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