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Medicine: Heart Stents #842311

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006
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(Boston: Charles Gibson) American Heart Assn. statistics on stents & drug-coated stents used in 2005 cited.

(New York: John McKenzie) Study findings that drug-coated stents can cause fatal blood clots examined; diagram shown to illustrate how stents work. [Cleveland Clinic Foundation Dr. Michael LINCOFF†, Columbia University medical center Dr. Craig SMITH†- describe what happens to cause a heart attack & the extent of the risk.] [Heart patient's wife Marquita MOORE†- explains their decision.] [LINCOFF - cites the need for using blood-thinning medications.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John
Duration:
00:02:20

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