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Stents Prove Effective in Stroke Prevention

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Stents Prove Effective in Stroke Prevention

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Stents Prove Effective in Stroke Prevention

Stents Prove Effective in Stroke Prevention

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For those at risk of a stroke, the use of stents yields as good or better results in preventing an attack as surgically cleaning out the arteries, according to a new study. Doctors at 29 medical centers compared the two procedures. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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