TITLE

Less invasive cardiovascular treatments shift spotlight to CATHETERIZATION LABS

AUTHOR(S)
Haugh, Richard
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2006, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the impact of innovations in medicine and technology on catheterization laboratories. No longer is invasive and risky surgery the only option to open a dogged carotid artery or repair a bulging aortic aneurysm. Now it's possible to use real-time imaging to guide catheters to place stents and coils in blood vessels throughout the body. Indeed, developments such as these offer hospitals a chance to create catheter-based labs of the future.
ACCESSION #
21836472

 

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