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News tag: valves


Heart valve replacement device implanted successfully

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The first ever transcatheter mitral valve replacement device has been successfully implanted, researchers announced. The device can potentially save the lives of patients suffering from disease or damage to their valves but are not good candidates for surgery. Conducted at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF), the research looked at…