Garden City Hospital has opened a new elective interventional cardiovascular
program after receiving state approval last month to perform coronary
"Treating heart attacks on a timely basis with (percutaneous coronary
intervention) is critical in preventing further damage to the heart muscle.
Having a full range of emergency and elective interventional services
means, patients now have access to leading interventional cardiologists
who can respond rapidly without needing to transfer patients for specialty
or complex care. Fewer transfers means faster treatment and greater likelihood
of positive outcomes," said Ashok Kondur, M.D.,
Garden City's top interventional cardiologist, in a statement.
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