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Study Validates Use of Drug-Eluding Stent In Lower Leg Vessel Blockage

Scripps cardiologist says results confirm effectiveness of treatment

A cardiologist holds a stent following a study that confirmed its drug-eluding effectiveness in lower leg blockages.

Scripps cardiologist says results confirm effectiveness of treatment

Data from a newly published study have confirmed the effectiveness of drug-eluding stents to treat vessel blockage in the lower legs, according to Curtiss Stinis, MD, director of peripheral interventions at Scripps Clinic.


Dr. Stinis penned a short Perspective that appeared alongside a report about the new study on Cardiology Today's Intervention.


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