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2010-10-05 15:01:46

A balloon angioplasty device that sucks up dangerous plaque debris could trigger a "paradigm shift" in how physicians treat peripheral artery disease, researchers write in the current issue of Endovascular Today. "We will see a shift in how we treat lesions," write Dr. Robert Dieter of Loyola University Health System and Dr. Aravinda Nanjundappa of West Virginia University. In two clinical trials totaling 123 patients, the device had a success rate of 97 percent to 99 percent and consistently...


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