DEC 26, 2015 5:30 PM PST

The Latest and Greatest in Cardiology Technology

WRITTEN BY: Kara Marker

From Saint Mary's Hospital in Waterbury, Connecticut, Chief of Cardiology Dr. Paul Kelly briefly discusses how the newest technology and procedures they conduct at his hospital help his patients "live longer and live better."

New technologies, new procedures, and new ideas are developed every day. For cardiology at Saint Mary's, a new device for surgical implanting, called CardioMEMS, is frequently used during heart surgery. Originally introduced at St. Jude's Medical, CardioMEMS is a tool for "comprehensive heart failure care."
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