BayCare Clinic in the News: Nail to the heart

Tue, Aug 15, 2017

WHO: Dr. Alexander Roitstein, a cardiothoracic surgeon with BayCare Clinic, was interviewed on Monday for a WBAY Channel 2 News story about one of his patients.


WHAT: Earlier this summer, the patient was working on a home building project and accidentally fired a 3-inch nail from a nail gun into his own heart. Dr. Roitstein performed surgery to remove the nail.


WHERE: The story aired on WBAY Channel 2 News.


WHEN: It aired Monday night. It is available online. Watch the video.


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