At the Mayo Clinic Glass Shop, scientific glassblowing creates glass tubing and apparatuses for cardiac, transplantation and tissue perfusion research — and more recently, to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Steve Anderson is one of only two scientific glassblowers in Minnesota. As a senior scientific glassblower at Mayo Clinic, he has … [Read more...] about How glass tubing supports Mayo Clinic innovation
Cardiac catheterization is a procedure in which a catheter is inserted into an artery or vein in the groin, neck or arm and threaded to the heart. Diagnostic tests can be performed using the catheter during catheterization, according to the Mayo Clinic. Coronary angioplasty and coronary stenting are also performed using cardiac … [Read more...] about What is cardiac catheterization?