Heart repair breakthroughs replace surgeon's knife

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In this Monday, March 11, 2013 photo, Atlanta cardiologist Dr. Spencer King demonstrates how doctors can open blocked heart arteries by going through an arm, using a model, at the American College of Cardiology conference in San Francisco. The original catheter-based treatment, balloon angioplasty, is still used hundreds of thousands of times each year in the U.S. alone. A Japanese company, Terumo Corp., is one of the leaders of a new way to do it that is easier on patients - through a catheter in the arm rather than the groin. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)