1. Medical companies take 'Fantastic Voyage' into heart

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- The trouble with drug-coated stents could be a boon to Volcano and other companies specializing in high-tech heart screening that could have been dreamed up in the sci-fi classic "Fantastic Voyage." Volcano (down $0.06 to $18.85, Charts), which went public last year, makes catheters that snake through arteries and take ultrasound pictures. But instead of Raquel Welch in a space suit, the Volcano cameras take color images of stents and cholesterol build-up. The catheter can be used to assess whether stents have been properly placed and to detect clogged arteries. Raquel Welch and company ...
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