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Therefore, bare-metal stents may be a better choice for you if you can’t take antiplatelet medication long-term due to an upcoming scheduled surgery or an increased risk of bleeding problems; with bare-metal stents, you just have to take the antiplatelet medications for about a month. Prognostic value of aortic pulse wave velocity as index of arterial stiffness in the general population. The Lancet, Vol. 344, October 29, 1994, pp. 1182-86 Ravnskov, U.

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