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Contact: Traci Peterson
tpeterso@uta.edu
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University of Texas at Arlington

Stents

Caption: Almost all medical implants, including stents, cause some degree of foreign body reaction, which can cause severe inflammation and the formation of fibrotic capsules in surrounding tissue.

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