February 7, 2012

A second opinion on unclogging arteries: Catheters through wrist, not groin


…David Holmes, the president of the American College of Cardiology and a professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, said he expected the wrist approach to become more and more prominent as the technology and the training develops. "The U.S. still lag behind the rest of the world in this regard," he said. "But it’s clearly being used more and more frequently. Younger cardiologists think of this as a new skill to be learned."

Star Ledger (N.J.) by Seth Augenstein, 02/06/2012

Tags: American College of Cardiology, Cardiology, David Holmes, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

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