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Long-term study supports less-invasive treatment for clogged neck arteries

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: This is one in a 10-part series of the top medical research advances of 2016 as determined by the American Heart Association.

One of the most important cardiovascular-related studies of 2016 established that there isn’t much difference between two of the main ways to treat […]

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Stenting as good as surgery over long haul in treating clogged neck arteries

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

LOS ANGELES — The gold standard of surgical stroke prevention – a procedure that involves making an incision in the neck and dates to the 1950s – may finally be getting some competition. Because new research shows that a far less invasive approach that opens […]