TITLE

Tools for healing the heart

AUTHOR(S)
Rubin, Rita
PUB. DATE
August 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/16/93, Vol. 115 Issue 7, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Gives details on various options for unclogging cholesterol-clogged coronary arteries. Balloon angioplasty, a nonsurgical procedure; Excisional Atherectomy Trial, or CAVEAT, and the Canadian Coronary Atherectomy Trial, or CCAT, new nonsurgical techniques that use a tiny cutter to dig out the plaque; Results of studies of the procedures reported in a recent issue of the `New England Journal of Medicine.'
ACCESSION #
9308110010

 

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