Tag: heart valve disease

FDA Approves Device for Heart Valve Replacement...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new device, the Lotus Edge, to better assist doctors when...

May 8, 2019

FDA Approves Expanded Use of ‘MitraClip’ for...

A device called the MitraClip was introduced in 2013 to treat patients with mitral valve prolapse, and other abnormalities that...

March 19, 2019

Medical Clip Benefits Patients with Severe Heart...

A device called the MitraClip may introduce a life-saving new procedure for patients suffering from severe and difficult-to-treat heart failure,...

September 26, 2018

A Lifelong Aortic Defect Leads Her to...

“I had open heart surgery at the age of 7,” recalls Carrie Lois, who is now 57 and the mother...

September 5, 2018

Schwarzenegger’s Heart Valve Replacement Surgery: What We...

Actor, former body-building champion and ex-governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, 70, is recovering from heart surgery after complications during a...

April 4, 2018

What You Should Know About Heart Valve...

If left untreated, advanced heart valve disease can cause heart failure, stroke, blood clots or death due to sudden cardiac...

February 16, 2015

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Going Against the Flow: Innovative TCAR...

A less invasive procedure to reduce the risk of stroke by clearing blockages of the carotid artery in the neck is being offered more widely...