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'Cow valve' heart implant hailed as breakthrough

A new type of heart valve made with cow tissue and inserted by catheter was hailed on Sunday as a major breakthrough that could eliminate the need for open heart surgery in some patients, US doctors said Sunday.

dateApr 03, 2011 in Other
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New aortic valve without open heart surgery

Siemens Healthcare developed a new, smart visualization and guidance technology, which facilitates implantation of an aortic replacement valve by means of a catheter. The technology spares patients the trauma ...

dateDec 06, 2010 in Other
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Bypassing bypass surgery

Although open-heart surgery is a frequent treatment for heart disease, it remains extremely dangerous. Now groundbreaking research from Dr. Britta Hardy of Tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Biochemistry
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