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St. Luke’s new FDA-approved procedure breaks up heart blockages like kidney stones

Dr. Christopher Sarnoski, medical director of the structural heart program at Bethlehem’s Saint Luke’s University Health Network, is breaking up heart artery blockages using a method similar to those used to break up kidney stones. The technique, approved by the FDA in February, according to SLUHN, involves threading a thin wire into a patient’s coronary ...

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