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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.
- Medicare will Provide National Coverage for People with Severe Degenerative Mitral Regurgitation Deemed Too Sick for Surgery ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug.
Valve Clinic Team is first locally to use device for Mitral Valve Regurgitation CLEARWATER, Fla., Aug.
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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