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Monday, October 30, 2006

Study: 2 stents have equal risk - The Boston Globe: "Study: 2 stents have equal risk
By Bloomberg News October 23, 2006
WASHINGTON -- Boston Scientific Corp. said its Taxus drug-coated heart stents were no more likely than Johnson & Johnson's similar devices to cause blood clots after a year of use.
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Sign up for: Globe Headlines e-mail Breaking News Alerts The Boston Scientific-funded study, released at a medical meeting yesterday, reinforced the Natick company's assertion that Taxus and J&J's top-selling Cypher device carry equal risk of causing blood clots, which can cause heart attacks and strokes. J&J has said its product is less likely after a year to cause clotting."

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