Kenneth Huber (center), a cardiologist with St. Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, inserted a coronary stent in a patient with a blocked artery. Fellows Abdul-Rahman Abdel-Karim (left) and Clarence Findley assisted him. Angioplasties still can save lives during heart attacks.
Kenneth Huber (center), a cardiologist with St. Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, inserted a coronary stent in a patient with a blocked artery. Fellows Abdul-Rahman Abdel-Karim (left) and Clarence Findley assisted him. Angioplasties still can save lives during heart attacks. Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com
Kenneth Huber (center), a cardiologist with St. Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, inserted a coronary stent in a patient with a blocked artery. Fellows Abdul-Rahman Abdel-Karim (left) and Clarence Findley assisted him. Angioplasties still can save lives during heart attacks. Jill Toyoshiba jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

As evidence mounts, fewer doctors perform unnecessary angioplasties

November 28, 2015 3:29 PM