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By Omer Yusuf
The Jackson Sun 

New robotic heart procedure at Jackson hospital


August 6, 2017

JACKSON, Tenn. (AP) — Jackson Clinic cardiologist Dr. John Baker will perform a new robotic procedure used to improve safety and precision of coronary endovascular procedures.

The procedure Baker will perform Thursday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital, a robotic endovascular intervention with placement of a stent, will be the first in the state of Tennessee.

"When you're doing coronary endovascular work, you want to be very precise and very delicate because you're manipulating devices within a coronary artery," Baker said. "This robotic device enables us to make very fine, precis...

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