Florida HCA Hospitals Performed Unnecessary Cardiac Work

Last Updated on January 11, 2022

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who underwent a cardiac catheterization or coronary stent placement at a Florida hospital owned by HCA.
Patients who were misled into receiving a coronary catheterization or cardiac stent procedure are being unnecessarily put at risk for blood clots, heart attack, bypass surgery and other complications linked to these procedures.
Hospitals and cardiac catheterization labs owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)
Additional Details
Once a cardiac stent is in place, it will become permanently embedded as the cells over the artery wall will grow over the implant. It cannot be removed after implantation.