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Friday, February 24, 2012

New Stent Researched at Lindner Research Center Now Provides New Benefit to Coronary Artery Disease Patients

The Christ Hospital is the first hospital in Greater Cincinnati to use the Resolute Integrity Drug-Eluting Stent (DES) from Medtronic for the treatment of coronary artery disease (CAD) in multiple patient types. The new device has been shown in a global series of clinical studies to yield consistently excellent results across a broad spectrum of patients. The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital (Lindner Research Center) was actively involved in the research and development of this stent through the Resolute U.S. trial. James Kong, M.D., cardiologist with the Ohio Heart and Vascular Center, treated the first patient in Greater Cincinnati.

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