The Year in Medicine
Our year-end overview of the biggest news in medical research and health care drew praise from doctors and patients alike. Some readers let us know about a few breakthroughs we overlooked. Others decried the problems faced by the millions of Americans without health insurance
I enjoyed reading "The Year in Medicine from A to Z" [Dec. 5] and appreciate that valuable update. You missed an opportunity, however, to tell your readers about the minimally invasive technique of carotid stenting for the treatment of carotid-artery blockage. The procedure became available this year, following FDA approval of the devices in...
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