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Latest Heart valve Stories

2014-10-08 12:28:07

"Recapturable" heart valve tested as alternative to open heart surgery ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct.

2014-10-08 08:28:08

Randy Shepherd, the first person without a human heart to complete the 4.2-mile Pat's Run course, was able to exercise and get stronger while he waited for his heart transplant. TUCSON, Ariz.,

2014-10-07 08:29:21

Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct.

2014-09-30 23:04:54

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai research findings show there was no significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates in patients aged between 50 and 69 years who had aortic valve

2014-09-29 12:30:22

JENA, Germany, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, a leading innovator of products to treat structural heart disease today announced that it has obtained a European

2014-09-24 08:27:29

CHICAGO, September 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New valves may grow with patients and may have lower rejection rates Researchers have found a way to

2014-09-23 16:27:38

Data From REPRISE III Clinical Trial Designed to Support U.S. Regulatory Approval MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept.

2014-09-17 08:29:17

Third Multi-Center Study Shows Compelling Results Consistent with Previous Trials; Data Presented at TCT KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions(®), Inc.

2014-09-16 12:24:58

Peer-reviewed case report says implantation of the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart restores "normal biventricular circulation" to a congenital patient with only one functioning ventricle.

2014-09-15 16:28:52

No Cases of Moderate or Severe Paravalvular Aortic Regurgitation at One Year MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept.


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2013-01-01 11:25:12

The heart is a part of the circulatory system, and is considered one of the most vital organs of the human body. It is about the size of a fist, has a mass of approximately 300 grams, and its main function is to contract and produce enough pressure to circulate blood throughout the body. The top of the heart where the veins and arteries all connect is called the base. The pointed lower tip of the heart is called the apex. The coronary sulcus is a deep groove that runs horizontally across the...

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