Which Heart Patients Need Stents? Study Stirs Debate

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Which Heart Patients Need Stents? Study Stirs Debate

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Nearly every day for the past month Roxana Mehran, an interventional cardiologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, and her colleagues have been getting calls from patients wondering if their stents were really necessary.

Yes, the doctor assures them, they were prime candidates to receive a stent, a small device used to prop open clogged arteries in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Dr….

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