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Transcatheter Valve Durability Sustained Through Five Years WASHINGTON, Sept.
Harpoon Medical Has Received More than $3M of its Series A Financing to Fund the Initial Clinical Evaluation of the Company's Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair Device STEVENSVILLE,
STASIS Clinical Study Begins in Europe NEWTOWN, Pa., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micro Interventional Devices, Inc.
IRVINE, Calif. and IRVING, Texas, Sept.
O'Hara lost two siblings to genetic heart failure when he faced dying of the same condition. The SynCardia Heart implant bridged him to a matching donor heart transplant.
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Aug.
CoreValve® System Now Available to More U.S. Patients than any Other Transcatheter Aortic Valve MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug.
A congenital heart defect brought Andrew Weaver close to death from end-stage biventricular heart failure.
For the first time in the United States, doctors at Henry Ford Hospital used a minimally invasive procedure to replace a failing, hard-to-reach heart valve with a new one - and placed it just outside the heart.
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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