AHH Blog

Medical Breakthrough Tested in Arkansas

Mar 12, 2012

LITTLE ROCK, AR - It’s no bigger than a strand of hair, but it’s changing the way cardiologists at the Arkansas Heart Hospital operate. “It’s like working with your eyes open as opposed to working with your eyes closed,” said Dr. Ian Cawich, one of the first cardiologists in the U.S. to use the device. For the first time in the country, doctors at the Arkansas Heart Hospital are operating with the Ocelot - the first ever catheter with a camera on the end allowing doctors to see inside a clogged artery versus just the two dimensional X-ray view.

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