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Resource ID: #10575
Subject: Hospitals
Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
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Date: June 12, 13

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The Cleveland Plain Dealer looks at heart catheterization, an operation that treats blocked arteries. The paper used a computer database to analyze more than 110,000 procedures and found that 323 people died from the procedure. The series also found that catheterization labs have proliferated in Ohio due to a loophole in the law, that there are ill-equipped hospitals doing the procedure and that low-risk hospitals have not been prosecuted for breaking the law by performing heart catheterizations on high-risk patients.

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