Potentially life-changing heart procedure performed at Nelson Mandela Bay hospital

In a medical first for the Eastern Cape, Life St George’s Hospital has launched a new procedure to prevent clotting in the heart caused by an irregular heartbeat, and the strokes which often result.

The first left atrial appendage procedures were carried out successfully on four patients last week and the hospital is now well-positioned to help patients across the province who previously had to travel to Gauteng and the Western Cape...

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