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Category: Philanthropy

Heart Procedure Makes U.S. Medical History

Sarah Howard traveled from rural Holt, Missouri, for a relatively common procedure called ablation to correct her abnormal heart rhythm. Yet news of her treatment at The University of Kansas Hospital traveled across the nation when she made U.S. medical history.   For years, Sarah had periodically experienced a racing heart. She wasn’t alarmed until […]

By Amit Raizada

December 15, 2015

Amit Raizada Family Helps KU Become First with MediGuide Heart Catheter Gift

Doctors at The University of Kansas Hospital are using new technology for certain cardiac procedures that replicates the cellphone or navigation device on their car dashboards.   Called MediGuide, the technology takes heart catheters fitted with miniature sensors and then uses electromagnetic signals to track the path of the catheter as it moves through a patient’s vein […]

By Amit Raizada

December 14, 2015