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West Greene Students Observed Open-heart Surgery
Eric Armstrong
Thursday, March 15, 2018

West Greene students observed open-heart surgery at Allegheny General Hospital.  The students observed the procedure that replaced the patient's aorta with an artificial aorta.  Allegheny General Hospital also provides a host who guides students through the observation with additional information.  The students view the surgery from an observation deck above and through video monitors that display a close-up of the procedure.  Students from the West Greene Anatomy class attended the trip.

Pictured at Allegheny General Hospital are from left to right, Jade Rittenhouse, Madison Lampe, MaKenzie Thomas, McKenna Lampe, Rory McGowan, Courtney Ross and Haleigh Thomas.