Cath Lab Has Role in Treatment of Heart Defects

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Registered: 11-13-2008
Cath Lab Has Role in Treatment of Heart Defects
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Fri, 06-10-2011 - 3:58pm

I just wanted to pass along this article on recommendations from the American Heart Association that cardiac catheterization should be used to treat some heart defects:

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Registered: 04-08-2008
Mon, 06-13-2011 - 10:54am
It already is used. Matthew's first intervention was with a catheter 10 years ago when he was 30 hours old.
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Registered: 01-29-2002
Mon, 06-20-2011 - 10:24am

The statement writing doctor that was mentioned in the article is Dr. Timothy Feltes.