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Panel hints too many get coated stents

FDA advisers shake heads at the rising use in more complex cases

By Diedtra Henderson
Globe Staff / December 8, 2006

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GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Federal advisers yesterday said that drug-coated stents, which have been implanted in millions, offer clear benefits to many patients but present higher clotting risks to others, suggesting they may be overused. (Full article: 562 words)

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