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Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25th successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way to access the heart.
A team of Washington University cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons recently were first in the region, outside clinical trials, to use the new CoreValve System when performing transcatheter
Valves in the Heart of the Big Apple is the premiere international scientific conference providing state-of-the art information on the diagnosis, evaluation, intervention, surgical management
DETROIT, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at Henry Ford Hospital reached a medical milestone April 3, performing the 25(th) successful transcatheter valve replacement using a novel way
ROSEVILLE, Minn., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tendyne Holdings, Inc.
At One Year, Patients Showed Significantly Lower Fatality and Improved Quality of Life HARRISBURG, Pa., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Results from a groundbreaking study performed
These and Other Studies Reinforce Global Commitment to the Development of Innovative Therapies to Improve Care for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease NATICK, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/
Among patients undergoing aortic valve replacement using a catheter tube, a comparison of two types of heart valve technologies, balloon-expandable or self-expandable valve systems, found a greater rate of device success with the balloon-expandable valve.
The most frequently used mechanical circulatory assist device in the world may have untapped potential.
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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