Saint Vincent Hospital Hosts the MEGA “Walk-Through Heart”

Aerial view of the MEGA Heart.
Some of the Saint Vincent Heart Group in front of the MEGA Heart.
Echo technologists in front of the MEGA Heart.

Worcester, MA – February 21, 2020- Saint Vincent Hospital is excited to announce that its MEGA Heart walk-through heart exhibit took place on Friday, February 21, 2020. The MEGA Heart, a 26-foot heart model, provides visitors with a highly interactive educational experience about America’s number one killer: heart disease. Visitors can step inside the human heart, learn about cardiovascular functions, observe examples of various types of heart disease, and see displays explaining some of the latest medical treatments for heart problems.

The MEGA Heart showcases a variety of features inside and outside the heart including heart valves, endocarditis infection, mitral valve prolapse, coronary arteries and more. Visitors will be able to tour the inside of the heart and see the detailed visuals MEGA Heart has to offer. This is also a way to learn about how one can lower his or her risk of heart disease.

About St. Vincent Hospital:
Saint Vincent Hospital is an acute care hospital providing general and tertiary medical services to residents of Worcester and Central Massachusetts. From newborns to seniors, Saint Vincent Hospital has a wide-range of inpatient and outpatient services, including open-heart surgery, neurosurgery, cardiovascular medicine, orthopedics and the Saint Vincent Cancer and Wellness Center. Saint Vincent Hospital was founded by the Sisters of Providence and has over a century-long tradition of providing quality healthcare. It was the first hospital in Central Massachusetts to offer robotically assisted surgical procedures and minimally invasive, computer-assisted joint replacements. Saint Vincent Hospital is located at 123 Summer Street, Worcester, MA and has a variety of medical group locations throughout the region. To learn more, visit www.stvincenthospital.com.

About Medical Inflatable Exhibits and MEGA Heart
Medical Inflatable Exhibits provides large-scale, interactive, educational models of the human anatomy to help teach people about the risks, symptoms, nature, and causes of various diseases. The MEGA Heart is the world's only portable, inflatable, walk-through heart exhibit and provides visitors with a highly interactive educational experience about America's number one killer: heart disease. For more information about Medical Inflatable Exhibits and MEGA Heart, go to www.medicalinflatables.com