Season 6 Episode 23

Stents and Sensibility

Aired Friday 9:00 PM Jun 08, 2007 on PBS
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Stents and Sensibility
Coronary stents are small tubes that are used to open clogged arteries within the heart and the procedures to have them inserted are now a multi-billion dollar business. NOW takes a look at studies that reveal that these stents may in fact be of little medical value, and are some doctors therefore carrying out the operations simply for financial gain?moreless

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