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Latest Mitral valve replacement Stories

2012-08-29 06:55:25

Postoperative complications are the most significant independent risk factor leading to 30-day hospital readmissions among general surgery patients.

2012-05-10 20:23:10

Patients with mitral regurgitation, a type of valvular heart disease common in the elderly, are living longer after surgery.

2012-03-01 01:52:53

Patients who had leaky mitral heart valves repaired along with bypass surgery had with healthier hearts than those who had bypass only.

2011-05-04 05:00:00

KIRKLAND, Wash., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac Dimensions®, Inc. announced today the initiation of two new clinical studies using the CARILLON® Mitral Contour System(TM), an investigational device for percutaneous treatment of Functional Mitral Regurgitation (FMR).

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2011-04-04 11:15:00

Open heart surgery can be avoided by some with a new type of heart valve that is placed through a tube in an artery, cardiologists report in a study.

2011-04-04 08:00:00

NorthShore University HealthSystem's Ted Feldman, MD, Presents Late Breaking Data at American College of Cardiology Conference EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 8 AM, CDT, APRIL 4, 2011 EVANSTON, Ill., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) interventional cardiologist, Ted Feldman, MD, presented positive results from the EVEREST II trial (Endovascular Valve Edge-to-Edge REpair STudy), that were concurrently published in The New England Journal of...


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