- By Dana Sparks
New Route to the Heart through Your Wrist (pkg)
Every year thousands of people have cardiac catheterizations, or angioplasties — a diagnostic test of blood flow to the heart — where a doctor threads a catheter to the heart arteries to look for blockages and other issues. Now cardiologists at Mayo Clinic are performing this critically useful test by accessing an artery in a patient’s wrist. [TRT 2:10]
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