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February 6, 2014 · Leave a Comment

Your Genotype and Your Heart Health

By Center for Individualized Medicine Center for Individualized Medicine (@samuelsmith5209)

Each year in the United States, 600,000 to 800,000 heart stents are placed to restore blood flow through coronary arteries. Patients are then given medication to keep blood clots from forming near the surgical site. Such clots can be deadly, causing heart attack and stroke. But, which antiplatelet medication is best? The answer may lie in your genes. “The […]

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