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2010-12-21 13:23:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 21 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- El Camino Hospital today announced its first patient implant in the Medtronic CoreValve® U.S. Clinical Trial. El Camino Hospital is one of the first of 40 hospitals across the U.S.

2010-11-19 10:58:00

NATICK, Mass. and LOS GATOS, Calif., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement, under which Boston Scientific will acquire Sadra Medical, Inc., a development-stage company in Los Gatos, California.

2010-10-21 13:36:43

Despite the promising results of the "Placement of Aortic Transcatheter Valves (PARTNER) trial," featured in the Oct. 21 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, a cardiothoracic surgeon from Boston Medical Center (BMC) believes that surgical aortic-valve replacement should remain the standard treatment of aortic stenosis.

2010-09-23 12:36:39

One-year data from the PARTNER clinical trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrate that transcatheter aortic-valve implantation, compared with standard therapy, resulted in significantly lower rates of death among patients who cannot undergo surgery for aortic stenosis.

2010-09-22 19:56:35

Implantation of a new bioprosthetic-tissue valve into the hearts of patients who have severe aortic stenosis and are too sick or too old for open-heart surgery has been found to both save lives and improve the quality of those lives.

2010-09-14 12:51:30

Heart enlargement caused by narrowed aortic valves regresses faster in elderly women than in men after aortic valve replacement.

2010-05-04 11:17:41

A new study shows that people with a common heart defect may also be more likely to have brain aneurysms.

2010-03-08 14:52:42

A significant number of people with heart disease will benefit from less invasive transcatheter heart valve replacements in future


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