Search the Archive

Medicine: Heart Stents #842311

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 24, 2006
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(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.]

Gibson, Charles;
McKenzie, John

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.