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Lovelace Health System donates 10 AEDs to Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation

ALBUQUERQUE, May 13, 2019 – Through a $10,000 donation, Lovelace Health System has helped the Heart Hospital of New Mexico Foundation’s Project Pulse place 10 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in much-needed community organizations throughout New Mexico.

AEDs are an important part of the resuscitation process, allowing those administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to deliver a jolt of electricity to restart a heart in the critical moments before emergency services professionals can arrive.

Recipients include:

Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center performs first percutaneous leg bypass in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – April 1, 2019 – The first ever percutaneous leg bypass in New Mexico was performed at Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center by New Mexico Heart Institute vascular surgeon Steven Henao, M.D., FSVS, FACS.