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Swiss Biotech Rakes in Biggest Fundraising of 2017 to Regenerate Heart Valves - Labiotech.eu (blog)



Swiss Biotech Rakes in Biggest Fundraising of 2017 to Regenerate Heart Valves 
Labiotech.eu (blog)
At the moment, an estimated 2% of people in industrialized countries suffer from heart valve disease, with 100,000s of patients requiring surgery each year. Unfortunately, current treatments use artificial valves, which often need to be replaced and ...

 


Mechanical heart valve often the safest choice - Stanford Medical Center Report



Stanford Medical Center Report
 
Mechanical heart valve often the safest choice 
Stanford Medical Center Report
?While our preference is always to repair heart valves whenever possible, there are certain disease processes which necessitate valve replacement. For these patients, given the study's new and unexpected findings, I am already pondering, 'How am I ...
More Singaporeans are living longer and developing heart valve disease Channel NewsAsia

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Heart Valve Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2017 - PR Newswire (press release)



Heart Valve Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2017 
PR Newswire (press release)
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Heart Valve Disease Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2017" provides an overview of Heart Valve Disease clinical trials scenario. This report provides top line data relating to the clinical trials on Heart Valve ...

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Revolutionizing heart valve replacement technology - Today's Medical Developments



Today's Medical Developments
 
Revolutionizing heart valve replacement technology 
Today's Medical Developments
Patients with heart valve disease have had limited options in the past: either mechanical valves, which are durable, but require a life-long regimen of blood-thinners, or tissue (bioprosthetic) valves, which don't require as much medication, but tend ...

 


Doctors Herald ?Revolutionary? Heart Surgery That Will Save Thousands of Lives - Futurism



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Doctors Herald ?Revolutionary? Heart Surgery That Will Save Thousands of Lives 
Futurism
This rapid recovery is possible thanks to a minimally invasive heart surgery technique, which Wood, a Vancouver cardiologist, has been pioneering for the treatment of aortic heart valve disease. The procedure, called 3M transcatheter aortic valve ...

 


How a potential killer can be pinpointed by a simple heart check - Belfast Telegraph



Belfast Telegraph
 
How a potential killer can be pinpointed by a simple heart check 
Belfast Telegraph
It's also more likely if you have certain medical conditions, including other heart problems such as heart valve disease, congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathy, pericarditis, heart failure, atherosclerosis and high blood pressure. People with ...

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Xeltis Closes ?45 Million in Oversubscribed Series C Financing to ... - PR Newswire (press release)



Xeltis Closes ?45 Million in Oversubscribed Series C Financing to ... 
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Xeltis, a clinical-stage medical device company pioneering a restorative approach in heart valve therapy, today announced the completion of an oversubscribed ...

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Mechanical heart valve safer than biological ones for younger ... - Xinhua



Mechanical heart valve safer than biological ones for younger ... 
Xinhua
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9 (Xinhua) -- A recent study found mechanical heart valves may be safer in certain cases than biological valves, and should be used ...

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New Paper: Vitamin K2 Recommended to Support Heart Health in Aortic Valve Calcification - Natural Products INSIDER



New Paper: Vitamin K2 Recommended to Support Heart Health in Aortic Valve Calcification 
Natural Products INSIDER
European Heart Journal has published an important review paper that highlights the potential of Vitamin K2 supplementation for calcific aortic valve stenosis (CAVS), a common cardiovascular condition in the aging population where no medical therapy ...

 


Stanford study helps surgery patients make difficult heart valve choice - Scope (blog)



Scope (blog)
 
Stanford study helps surgery patients make difficult heart valve choice 
Scope (blog)
While our preference is always to repair heart valves whenever possible, there are certain disease processes which necessitate valve replacement. For these patients, given the study's new and unexpected findings, I am already pondering, 'How am I going ...

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