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...