PBS production on leg-saving therapies wins Emmy

A documentary featuring vascular procedures in Tucson Medical Center’s new high-tech operating rooms won an Emmy from the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

‘The Latest Procedure: Endovascular Leg Therapies,’ produced by Eight Arizona PBS/KAET, won the Rocky Mountain Emmy in the Informational/Instructional category.  Along with the producers and crew, the Emmy recognition includes Drs. Luis Leon and John Pacanowski of Pima Heart, along with Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker, who are featured in the documentary covering present and future PAD treatments, including non-surgical therapies and limb preservation treatments.

The Emmys were presented at a gala in Scottsdale Oct. 18 featuring participants from throughout the state.

The program is part of a series under the banner of ‘The Latest Procedure’ produced for Eight Arizona PBS. The segment on Endovascular Leg Therapies remains available for viewing at any time at www.azpbs.org/procedure/elt/index.php.

TMC staff, along with Drs. Leon, Pacanowski and Montero-Baker pose with their Emmy.

TMC staff, along with Drs. Leon, Pacanowski and Montero-Baker pose with their Emmy.

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