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The FDA clears Boston Scientific’s next-gen, ultra-thin Promus Element drug-eluting stent, but demands that the med-tech titan include possible stent “shrinkage” risks in its labeling.
Cardiologist Dr. John Chung-Yee Wang, a member of the committee tasked with stopping improper stenting in Maryland, is accused of over-stenting in his own practice.
Sen. Scott Brown, the junior senator and Republican from Massachusetts, garners big bucks in campaign donations from med-tech makers as he rallies against the device tax and gears up for re-election.