Trial Shows that Stents are of No Help in Renal Artery Stenosis

Published date : 16 February 2014
Article date : 10 December 2018

Medpage Today reports that findings from the Cardiovascular Outcomes in Renal Atherosclerotic Lesions (CORAL) trial confirmed that stenting with aggressive hypertension and lipid lowering drug treatment was no better than drug treatment alone for preventing death from cardiovascular or renal causes or preventing complications such as heart attack, stroke, or progression of renal failure.

The trial results were published online in the New England Journal of Medicine and reported simultaneously at the American Heart Association meeting.

Read MedPage Today's article here.

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