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Medicine: Heart Study / Stents #856095

CBS Evening News for Monday, Mar 26, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) American College of Cardiology statistics on heart stents cited.

(New York: Jon LaPook) The blockbuster news in the "New England Journal of Medicine" that stents do not lead to fewer heart attacks examined; details given about the study comparing drug therapy and drug therapy with a stent. [Buffalo General Hospital Dr. William BODEN†- says medical therapy fared well.] [New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center Dr. Jeffrey MOSES†- says stents save lives in patients with heart and near-heart attacks.]

(Studio: Katie Couric, Jon LaPook) The three scenarios for people with near-heart and heart attacks, including the case of using medicine alone, discussed.

Couric, Katie;
LaPook, Jon

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