Yahoo! News - “Drug-Coated Stents Prevent Leg Amputation”

New York, NY
 – April 14, 2013  –– 

Robert Lookstein, MD, Chief of the Division of Interventional Radiology, says many patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) are not candidates for surgery and have interest in minimally invasive options. For such patients a new technology involving drug-coated stents is emerging as a safe and effective option that helps to relieve pain and avoid the need for amputation. Read More