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Allegheny General Hospital, part of the Allegheny Health Network, is offering a new, minimally-invasive procedure that enables physicians to repair a damaged mitral valve as the heart continues
First Aortic Valve With Removable Stent Provides Performance Similar to Native Valve With the Ease of Implanted Stented Valve AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Oct.
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"Recapturable" heart valve tested as alternative to open heart surgery ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct.
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.,
Funds to Be Used to Extend Commercial Efforts, Capitalize on Promising Patient Data KIRKLAND, Wash., Oct.
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
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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