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Doctors study risk of clots in new stents

Incidence in drug-eluting models is extremely low but usually very serious

By Stephen Heuser
Globe Staff / October 21, 2005

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WASHINGTON -- With drug-eluting coronary stents implanted in more than 2 million people worldwide, some doctors and researchers are now concerned about a long-term problem they see in a small number of patients who have received stents: blood clots inside the stents themselves. (Full article: 1065 words)

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