Study: Drug-eluting stents could curb heart attacks in distal vessels

09/19/2011 | MassDevice.com (Boston)

Cleveland Clinic researchers found that the risk of heart attacks in downstream blood vessels appears to be lower in patients with drug-eluting stents compared with those who received bare metal stents. The finding suggests that the stent's drug coating could deliver medication beyond the targeted blood vessel to the distal vessel, the lead researcher said.

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