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Cardiology Conference: “Practice-Changing” Data On Device Interventions

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Late-breaking clinical trials of coronary stent and related interventions are bringing both practice-changing and surprising results, according to physicians who attended a major cardiology meeting in Chicago last week

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