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Lee's Summit Medical Center

If You Need Angioplasty to Open a Blocked Artery, Door-To-Balloon Time is Critical

Lee's Summit Medical Center February 25, 2015

Dr. Aaron L. Doonan

According to a new study, more heart-attack patients are getting a potentially life-saving procedure to open a blocked artery within the recommended 90-minute time frame. Referred to as door-to-balloon time, HCA Midwest hospitals average 56 minutes. Dr. Aaron L. Doonan with Lee’s Summit Medical Center and Overland Park Regional Medical Center explains the importance of this life-saving procedure.

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