Latest Mitral valve Stories
In a study that included patients with mitral valve regurgitation due to a condition known as flail mitral valve leaflets, performance of early surgical correction compared with initial medical management was associated with greater long-term survival and lower risk of heart failure.
Patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation who are otherwise healthy should have mitral valve repair surgery sooner rather than later, even if they feel no symptoms.
HeartStitch today announced that after testing more than 50 Transapical closures in porcine and bovine beating hearts the final iteration of the device was successfully tested at the Texas Heart
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