A new study has revealed that Medtronic’s new heart stent has shown more blood clots than its rivals in comparison studies. The new device has not yet received approval for sale in the US. Use of drug coated stents to prop open occluded arteries have been popular among physicians until recently. Stents are tiny mesh tubes inserted into the artery to prop them open after they’ve been cleared of plaque. The drug coated stents are designed to keep the arteries from clogging after the tube or stent is inserted.
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