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Robot saves patient's transplanted lung

In a first-of-its-kind procedure, physicians at the Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center used a robotic catheter to save a patient’s transplanted lung.

Oct 12, 2009
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Simulation training improves skills for catheter insertion

New technology allows student doctors to practice operations and other procedures on simulators before trying them out on real patients, just as pilots practice for emergencies on aircraft simulators. Medical educators feel ...

May 14, 2009
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Study exposes need for pediatric cardiac devices

Nearly two-thirds of children who undergo routine interventional cardiology procedures -- those involving a catheter to treat structural disorders of the heart -- may be receiving treatment with a device that's being used ...

Mar 30, 2009
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