California’s First Robotically Assisted Coronary Stenting Procedure Performed at UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center

Technology Improves Accuracy of Device Placement and Patient Outcomes

The interventional cardiology team led by Ehtisham Mahmud, MD, FACC, at UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center (SCVC) has successfully completed the first two robotically-assisted coronary angioplasty/stent procedures in California. Patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) now have access to this new technology that puts the precision of a robot in the hands of interventional cardiologists during procedures to open clogged heart arteries. … Read the full story from the UC San Diego News Center