Smokers Needed Angioplasty and Stenting a Decade Before Non-smokers

June 9, 2021

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A new study in the state of Michigan found that smokers needed their blocked arteries fixed almost ten years earlier than non-smokers. Additionally, patients with obesity got these procedures four years earlier than non-obese patients. These received and/or stenting in order to fix the blood flow.

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