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Heart surgeons for a day

Posted on April 18, 2016

September 24, 2008 Dr. Thomas Pollard of ETCVSG volunteered his time on Friday morning to visit 5th graders at CAK Elementary School as they studied the heart and vascular system in their science class. Dr. Pollard, along with other volunteers from Mercy Healthcare, gave 3 science class seminars on the heart. Students had a chance to perform valve replacement surgery on pig hearts using real surgical equipment, as well as learn about EKG monitors and other heart related systems.

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