Newer isn't better in treating clogged kidney arteries

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Key quote in the AP story, "Kidney angioplasty brings risks, no benefit."

Yale's Harlan Krumholz:

"What's remarkable is that this procedure got so popular and adopted into widespread use before a study like this was conducted to show us what its value may be."

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There is, sadly, nothing remarkable about such a story. This has happened countless times, perhaps, most tragically, in the case of HDT-ABMT.

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