New Heart Valve Device Successfully Implanted For the First Time

April 15, 2015 8:17 AM

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Researchers have successfully implanted the very first transcatheter mitral valve replacement device. This remarkable and groundbreaking achievement could save thousands of lives every year: patients suffering from a disease or with damaged valves who are poor candidates for surgery.

The new study has conducted at the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbot Northwest Hospital by the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF).

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