UMMC to broadcast live heart procedure to international symposium
Media Contact: Jack Mazurak at 601-984-1970 or firstname.lastname@example.org.WHAT:
A UMMC pediatric interventional cardiologist will perform two live procedures in Jackson that will be televised to the Pediatric and Adult Interventional Cardiology Symposium in Miami.MEDIA INTERVIEW:
3:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 21. WHERE:
Pediatric catheterization laboratory, UMMC
Garage B, across from the Emergency Room entrance
UMMC-recorded b-roll of one procedure and interview clips with Dr. Makram Ebeid will be available Monday afternoon at www.dropbox.com/sh/osy2fohuudgi9z3/ZjNzvlARMSWHY:
Dr. Makram Ebeid, UMMC professor of pediatric cardiology, has been invited to perform two heart-repair procedures televised live to an international meeting of interventional cardiologists. UMMC is the only location in Mississippi offering catheterized congenital heart defect repair, and one of only a handful of locations in the South. Since catheterized procedures are far less invasive than surgery, patients recover quicker. Ebeid will demonstrate technique, process and technology involved in the procedures.