LewisGale Medical Cener opens new state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Catheterization Lab in Salem

Roanoke Valley News

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SALEM, Va. (WFXR) — A newly renovated, state-of-the-art Cardiovascular Catheterization Lab is opening it’s doors at the LewisGale Medical Center on Friday in Salem.

“The renovation of our Cardiovascular Catheterization Lab reflects our commitment to providing the highest-level cardiac care in southwest Virginia,” said Michele Gillespie, vice president of cardiovascular services. “This updated facility brings next-level precision of care to our patients. Coupled with our exceptional team of experts, we are proud to bring innovation, quality care, and service to our community.”

This new lab contains new equipment and advanced treatments to help make complex procedures safer. Inside the lab there is a laser-steered platform, which will be used to perform a comprehensive range of diagnostic and interventional procedures.

“This new lab is state-of-the-art, not only in imaging, but in air flow for infection prevention, ergonomics, and comfort for our patients,” said Dr. Richard Konstance, medical director of interventional cardiology. “This investment reinforces that LewisGale Medical Center is invested in this community,”

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