Tag: "dual" at medical news
Stem cells provide clues to cancer spread
... to increase the mobility of cells. This important dual
function of E-cadherin opens up the potential for new targets to prevent tumours from spreading. Derek Napier, Chief Executive of AICR, said: "Dr Wards work will open the door to a detailed dissection of the process that makes cancers spread around...
New biodegradable magnesium stents for coronary arteries
...s many months after implantation and thus regular dual
antiplatelet drug treatment such as aspirin and clopidogrel are required to prevent this occurring in patients with conventional stents fitted. And drug-eluting stents have limitations because despite being able to achieve significant decreases in...
Drug-eluting stent controversy explored in the American Heart Hospital Journal
...e devices and avoid using them in patients in whom dual
antiplatelet therapy, a common practice used to reduce blood clotting, is unlikely or impossible. Dr. Peter Fitzgerald of Stanford University Medical Center, who writes with his colleagues, Drs. Shimohama and Honda of the Center for Cardiovascular ...
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