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Pledge the Gift of Life

Each year, the lives of thousands of people across the country are saved because someone made the choice to become an organ donor. In April, Allegheny Health Network is honored to celebrate National Donate Life Month and pay tribute to all of those who have bestowed the precious gift of life to another through organ donation. Visit AHNdonate.org to learn more and register to be an organ donor.



Format: 04/24/2014
Format: 04/24/2014


Healthcanal: Wireless Blood Pressure Sensor in Artery Significantly Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalizations, AGH Study Shows

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

An investigational wireless blood pressure sensor implanted into the pulmonary arteries of patients with heart failure significantly reduced their rate of hospitalization, according to a groundbreaking study published today in The Lancet. The CHAMPION (CardioMEMS Heart Sensor Allows Monitoring of Pressure to Improve Outcomes in NYHA Class III Patients) clinical trial was conducted at 64 leading heart centers in the United States, including Pittsburgh's Allegheny General Hospital (AGH) 


Read about it at Healthcanal.com.

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