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Scripps Leading Way in Heart Procedures Through Wrist

10News story features cardiologist Paul Teirstein, MD

A team of Scripps cardiologists wait patiently in the operating room prior to conducting a heart procedure.

10News story features cardiologist Paul Teirstein, MD

A growing number of catheter-based heart procedures are being done by accessing the artery through the wrist, rather than the groin, according to a report by 10News.

Cardiologists at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla are leading the way by performing 85 percent of minimally invasive heart procedures through the wrist.

Watch the 10News report: Local Doctors Perform Wrist Heart Surgery

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