Remote PCI: Corindus Explores Performing Cardiac Caths From Miles Away With Robotics
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Corindus Vascular Robotics, Sanford Health and Helmsley Charitable Trust are partnering on a study of remote robotic-assisted PCI for patients in rural areas.
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