YEARS OF BLOOD THINNERS AFTER STENTING MIGHT NOT BE NECESSARY

© Provided by HealthDay Folks who've had a clogged artery reopened probably can stop taking blood thinners sooner than previously thought, a new study argues.Patients are regularly prescribed blood thinners for a year or more after angioplasty. This is to make sure that blood doesn't clot inside the metal stent that now holds their artery open. That could cause a heart attack or...

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