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Gwinnett Medical Center offers new vascular procedures
May 08, 2019
The Strickland Heart Center at Gwinnett Medical Center-Lawrenceville (GMC) recently announced the addition of two new vascular procedures —catheter assisted thrombolysis (EKOS) and endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR). The EKOS procedure treats patients with pulmonary embolisms, or clots in leg arteries. EVAR treats those with abdominal aortic aneurysms, an area that supplies blood to the body.   New to GMC, patients can receive complete peripheral vascular intervention treatment performed in cardiac catheterization laboratories by highly-trained vascular surgeons. Peripheral vascular interventions are medical specialties that treat peripheral artery diseases without surgically opening the arm or leg.   “Vascular surgeons aretrained to treat diseases of the vascular system; we treat blood vessels which are the roadways of the circulation system carrying oxygen-rich blood. And, while surgery is not always ...

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Gwinnett Medical Center debuts new procedure for atrial fibrillation patients
March 07, 2019
Gwinnett Medical Center’s Strickland Heart Center recently debuted a new, minimally-invasive procedure for chronic atrial fibrillation (afib) patients. For full article, click here.
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Gwinnett Medical Center’s Glancy Rehabilitation announces new treatment options
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Gwinnett Medical Center’s (GMC) Glancy Rehabilitation Center recently announced the addition of a new treatment for patients—the Exoskeleton.  This new equipment allows therapists to perform gait training for patients with ...

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