A simple fix to avoid unnecessary coronary stents is overlooked by cardiologists and current cardiovascular guidelines -- ScienceDaily

SCIENCE DAILY | on Mon, Mar 20, 12:56 PM

Physician researchers at Thomas Jefferson University suspect that some cases of coronary artery spasm go unrecognized and are incorrectly treated with stents. The good news -- there could be a simple fix to eliminate these unnecessary stenting procedures. The team published a case series in Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions describing six patients who were scheduled for angioplasty and stenting for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease (five of whom had a cardiac catheteriza...

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