Henry Ford Hospital Surgeons Perform First 'LARIAT' Procedure to Reduce Stroke Risk (MLive)

July 02, 2012

A team of heart doctors at Henry Ford Hospital is the first in Michigan to perform a new catheter-based procedure that limits the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation who cannot take blood-thinning medications, according to the hospital. The Henry Ford team, led by Dr. Mayra Guerrero, director of the Structural Heart Disease Fellowship, and Dr. Claudio Schuger, director Cardiac Electrophysiology Service, in the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute, recently performed the new procedure on three Detroit-area patients, according to the hospital. Full Story at MLive