Latest Aortic valve stenosis Stories
Oxford University Press Data taken from the German Aortic Valve Registry and published in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery A survey, published online in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, of 13,860 patients who had undergone interventions for aortic valve disease in Germany has revealed that over 80% were in the same or a better state of health one year after the intervention, and was satisfied with the procedural outcome. Aortic stenosis – the...
FDA Approval Includes High-Risk and Inoperable Indications, Transfemoral and Alternative Access Systems IRVINE, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edwards Lifesciences Corporation
New Interactive Campaign Offers Information and Education WASHINGTON, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new campaign from the Alliance for Aging Research aims to raise awareness about
At One Year, Patients Showed Significantly Lower Fatality and Improved Quality of Life HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Results from a groundbreaking study performed
Among patients undergoing aortic valve replacement using a catheter tube, a comparison of two types of heart valve technologies, balloon-expandable or self-expandable valve systems, found a greater rate of device success with the balloon-expandable valve.
PinnacleHealth Implants Newly Approved Device to Replace Failing Aortic Valves HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb.
CoreValve® System Enables Morristown Medical Center to Treat Patients with Aortic Stenosis Who Are Unable to Undergo Surgery MORRISTOWN, N.J., Jan.
Aortic valve stenosis is the most frequent heart valve defect of older people in Europe – the cause is usually increasing calcification of this important valve.
Michael J. Mack, M.D., of the Baylor Health Care System, Plano, Texas, and colleagues describe the experience in the U.S. with transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), including patient selection, procedural details, and in-hospital and 30-day outcomes following TAVR, a less invasive procedure than open heart-valve surgery for replacing the aortic valve in the heart.
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