Beating Open Heart Surgery Broadcast
Heart disease is the number one killer of people in South Carolina. Patients who undergo beating-heart surgeries consistently have fewer complications and faster recovery times than those who have surgery with the aid of a mechanical heart-pump. Providence Hospitals performs more beating heart surgeries than any hospital in South Carolina.
Tune into Behind the Scenes with South Carolina's Heart Hospital to:
- Learn about heart disease risk factors and prevention from a South Carolina Heart Center Cardiologist.
- Hear from Cardiovascular Surgeon, Dr. Edward "Mac" Leppard who will talk us through a video of his colleague, Dr. Robert Zurcher performing a previously recorded beating open heart surgery procedure.
Register to watch the live broadcast online or in person at the South Carolina State Museum on September 20, 2012 from 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
Tune into Providence Hospitals on Facebook and Twitter on September 12, 2012 for live updates from the doctor and photos of the surgery. Follow #BeatingHeart to join the conversation.
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