March 2003
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March 2003 posts

Swedish Heart Institute Becomes One of First Programs in Country to Begin Offering Newly Approved Drug-Eluting Stent

SEATTLE, March 24, 2003 -- Swedish Medical Center's Heart Institute now offers the new CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Stent, the first drug-eluting stent to receive marketing approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of blocked coronary arteries. The new CYPHER S...

Swedish Offers Numerous Activities to Help Ensure Kids who Ride in Cars are Safe

SEATTLE, March 6, 2003 -- In conjunction with a national study published in this month's issue of Pediatrics that showed instructions for installing child-safety seats in cars are written in language too difficult for many adults to understand, Swedish Medical Center is involved in numerous efforts ...

Swedish Begins Offering Newborn Intensive Care Transport Service

SEATTLE, March 1, 2003 -- In response to requests from other Puget Sound-area hospitals, Swedish recently started a direct transport service for critically ill newborns. The service began earlier this year and transports infants from other hospitals in the area to the neonatal intensive-care unit at...
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