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Posts categorized as “Transradial PCI”

Man’s Heart Cath Placed thru Wrist

Posted on May 9, 2016

Battling heart disease and diabetes for years, Johnny Braden of Caryville, 67, had angioplasty in 1990 and a number of cardiac stents installed after that, the most recent in August at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. A cardiac stent is a tiny metal mesh cylinder that props open a blood vessel in the heart muscle […]