Stent op 'does not' cut heart attack risk for angina cases: Cardiologists frequently not telling patients that procedure to improve blood flow doesn't reduce heart attack risk, says consultant
•Tens of thousands of NHS patients having operations to clear arteries
•They are under false belief it will cut chance of heart attack, expert claims
•Consultant cardiologist Aseem Malhotra said patients are rarely told invasive procedure makes no difference to chance of having heart attack
By Stephen Adams
May be people who had stent can comment?
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