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Stent Studies Show Lower Restenosis Rates, Need For Larger Radiation Trials

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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A proper evaluation of the effectiveness of radiation therapy in treating in-stent and associated restenosis would involve a large randomized clinical trial that examines large and diffuse lesions as well as small vessels, Richard Kuntz, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, advocated Feb. 19 at the Cardiovascular Radiation Therapy III conference.

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