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When to Stent in Stable CAD? That Is (Still) the Question - Medscape



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When to Stent in Stable CAD? That Is (Still) the Question 
Medscape
Robert A. Harrington, MD: Hi. I'm Bob Harrington from Stanford University. I'm here at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions in Anaheim with a couple of friends and colleagues to talk about angioplasty revascularization management in ...

 


The Power of the Placebo - Slate Magazine



Slate Magazine
 
The Power of the Placebo 
Slate Magazine
The authors had set out to ask and answer a simple question: Does placement of a small wire mesh (called a stent) inside the artery that feeds blood to the heart (the coronary artery) relieve chest pain? One might ask what was novel about this question.

 


India to review stent pricing caps that drew device-maker protest - Minneapolis Star Tribune



Minneapolis Star Tribune
 
India to review stent pricing caps that drew device-maker protest 
Minneapolis Star Tribune
India is reopening discussions about its price caps on coronary stents next year, after protests from medical-device companies that want to pull their high-end stents off the Indian market because they say they are being forced to sell them at a loss ...

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Berks doctors urge caution when considering study of the use of stents - Reading Eagle



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Berks doctors urge caution when considering study of the use of stents 
Reading Eagle
"What's very troubling about this study is that it appears to show the placebo effect of patients thinking they are getting a stent gives them so much relief," said Waxler, who is also incoming president-elect of the Pennsylvania chapter of the ...

 


'Unbelievable': Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain - New York Times



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'Unbelievable': Heart Stents Fail to Ease Chest Pain 
New York Times
A procedure used to relieve chest pain in hundreds of thousands of heart patients each year is useless for many of them, researchers reported on Wednesday. Their study focused on the insertion of stents, tiny wire cages, to open blocked arteries. The ...
Do heart stents even work? New study finds they fail to ease chest pain Atlanta Journal Constitution
Do Heart Stents Work? What You Need to Know TIME
Study questions use of stents for many heart patients CBS News
Vox  -HuffPost  -Minneapolis Star Tribune  -The Lancet 
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Your Good Health: Stent for abdominal pain fails to work - Times Colonist



Your Good Health: Stent for abdominal pain fails to work 
Times Colonist
Dear Dr. Roach: My wife, age 65, has been suffering from abdominal pain for over a year. The pain comes within minutes of eating a meal. She was diagnosed with abdominal angina, and had a stent placed to open the vessel that showed blockage. We were ...

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In left main coronary bifurcation lesions, one-stent, newer DES optimal - Healio



In left main coronary bifurcation lesions, one-stent, newer DES optimal 
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ANAHEIM, Calif. ? Left main coronary bifurcation intervention with drug-eluting stent implantation showed long-term feasibility, especially with the ...

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Researchers compare shunts and stents to maintain blood flow in ... - News-Medical.net



Researchers compare shunts and stents to maintain blood flow in ... 
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Infants with various forms of congenital heart disease require a stable source of blood flow to their lungs in order to survive until a more definitive operation can ...

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Global Duodenal Stent Market 2017 Cook Medical, Medtronic, TaeWoong Medical - ExpressObserver



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Global Duodenal Stent Market 2017 Cook Medical, Medtronic, TaeWoong Medical 
ExpressObserver
Duodenal Stent Market Global Duodenal Stent Market 2017 presents a widespread and elementary study of Duodenal Stent business at the side of the analysis of subjective aspects which is able to give key business insights to the readers. world Duodenal ...

 


YOUR HEALTH: Questioning stent safety - WQAD.com



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YOUR HEALTH: Questioning stent safety 
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ORANGE, California ? 63-year old Charles Tasso was at his dialysis center when his heart went into A-fib. "I mean, I thought it was an elephant sitting on my chest. That's the first time I had experienced any pain." Dr. Michael Chan used the absorb ...