The interventional cardiology team at St. Peter's Health Partners is now performing transcatheter mitral valve repair with MitraClip therapy to treat mitral regurgitation. [...]
For patients who are not candidates for open-heart surgery to repair a leaky mitral valve, MitraClip therapy is a new option. [...]
The WATCHMAN is an implant, roughly the size of a quarter, which offers patients at risk for a stroke a new outlook at life. [...]
St. Peter's Hospital is now offering the WATCHMAN device to patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by a valve problem. The device helps prevent stroke in at-risk patients and is an alternative to blood thinners. [...]
WTEN aired a story on a new surgical treatment for obstructive sleep apnea called Inspire, performed for the first time in the Capital Region at St. Peter's Hospital.
The Capital Region's first Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation Therapy for obstructive sleep apnea has been performed at St. Peter's Hospital. Ear, nose, and throat surgeons, Siobhan Kuhar, M.D., and Jessica Riccio, M.D., with Albany ENT and Allergy Services performed the procedure on an employee of St. Peter's Hospital. [...]