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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.

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Daily Commercial: Catheter in wrist artery proves safe and effective

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Heart catheterization, a procedure to detect and clear clogged arteries, traditionally involves inserting a plastic tube through a groin incision into the femoral artery. But a new study shows fewer complications if the catheter is inserted through an artery in the wrist. 

 

Allegheny General Hospital cardiologists weigh in on this advance in heart care.  Read about it here.

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