Researchers successfully Implant Heart Valve Replacement Device

April 15, 2015 1:18 PM

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Researchers have revealed in an announcement that the first-ever transcatheter mitral valve replacement device has been flawlessly implanted, making a great success in the field of medical science. Lives of many patients suffering from disease or damage to their valves could be saved with the help of the device.

The research was conducted at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF), examining the use of valves from pigs to repair the broken valves of patients with heart problems. “The Tendyne Bioprosthetic Mitral Valve is designed to give implanting physicians total control because it is fully repo...

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