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May 27th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A study suggests that the use of drug-eluting stents on heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty is more effective and as safe as that of bare-metal stents.Lead researcher Dr. ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents found to be superior in efficacy to bare metal stents


May 7th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A study suggests that the use of drug-eluting stents on heart attack patients undergoing angioplasty is more effective and as safe as that of bare-metal stents.Lead researcher Dr. ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents safer and superior to bare metal stents


March 29th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): Drug-eluting stents are much safer and superior to bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks among cardiac patients, according to researchers from Duke University Medical Center.For ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents safer than metallic ones in preventing cardiac deaths


March 29th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) Drug-eluting stents (DES) were found to be safer and superior than bare metal stents in preventing death and heart attacks among 262,700 patients enrolled in a nationwide registry ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stent can treat coronary artery disease


March 14th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A bioabsorbable, drug-eluting stent appears to be a safe and effective way of treating blocked coronary arteries , according to results from the open-label ABSORB study.Two years ... Read more...

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Drug-coated stents less risky for heart bypass patients


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found that stents coated with a drug to suppress cell growth are less risky than bare-metal stents in coronary bypass surgery.Stents ... Read more...

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Drug-coated stents safer for bypass patients


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Drug coated stents are safer for coronary bypass patients as they carry lower risks of complications than bare-metal stents, says a new study.The study is the first large, ... Read more...

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Drug eluting stents do make for better angioplasty outcomes


December 19th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 19 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that patients receiving drug eluting stents (DES) stents coated with medication to prevent narrowing of the artery as part of an ... Read more...

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Drug-eluting stents more effective, equally as safe as bare metal ones


October 16th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A new clinical trial has revealed that drug-eluting stents are more effective and equally as safe as bare metal stents for treating heart attack patients.The trial, ... Read more...

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