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Heart Stents

Heart Stents Still Overused, Despite Guidelines: Study

Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

The controversial use of stents days after a heart attack has continued unabated in the United States, even after a landmark study and new guidelines ...

Inappropriate Heart Stents Have Little Benefit: Study

Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living

One in eight U.S. patients who have non-emergency stenting procedures to clear blocked arteries in the heart are likely to see more harm than good fro...

How New Technology Drives Up Health Costs

Posted 06.26.2011 | Home

Heart devices known as drug-eluting stents have added as much as $1.57 billion to U.S. health costs since their introduction in 2003, U.S. researchers...