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New Option to Treat Mitral Valve Regurgitation - CBS Philly



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New Option to Treat Mitral Valve Regurgitation 
CBS Philly
The flaps of the mitral valve can start malfunctioning after infection or injury, or over time due to aging or other heart problems. Symptoms can vary widely depending upon the severity of the leakage. Some people diagnosed with mitral valve ...

 


Arterial closure, mitral valve replacement trials begin enrollment - Healio



Arterial closure, mitral valve replacement trials begin enrollment 
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The study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of the valve in up to 1,200 patients with severe, symptomatic mitral valve regurgitation. One cohort of 650 participants who are candidates for conventional open-heart mitral valve replacement surgery and ...

 


Medtronic launches trial for mitral valve aimed at market worth billions - Minneapolis Star Tribune



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Medtronic launches trial for mitral valve aimed at market worth billions 
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Medtronic's experimental new mitral valve has been implanted in the first of 1,200 patients in a clinical trial to test the device on people who could benefit from heart surgery for a condition called mitral regurgitation. The new device, called the ...
4C Medical's Novel Mitral Regurgitation Therapy to be Presented at TCT 2017 Shark Tank Innovation Competition PR Newswire (press release)
Medtronic commences new study of Intrepid TMVR system Zenopa

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Can My Mitral Valve Regurgitation Be Treated Without Surgery? - Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)



Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
 
Can My Mitral Valve Regurgitation Be Treated Without Surgery? 
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
There are very rare instances when a clip for the mitral valve can be considered instead of surgery. Again, this is rare and should be done only if you are unable to have surgery for some medical reason. It's important that you are evaluated at a ...

 


Intrepid Pilot: Transcatheter mitral valve replacement may be safe alternative to surgery - Healio



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Intrepid Pilot: Transcatheter mitral valve replacement may be safe alternative to surgery 
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The use of a transcatheter mitral valve replacement system appears to be safe and effective in the treatment of patients with mitral regurgitation who were considered ineligible for conventional valve surgery, according to the results of the Intrepid ...
TCT 2017: TMVR technique proves successful in 1st-ever trial Cardiovascular Business

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First Patient Treated in Landmark Transcatheter Mitral Valve ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



First Patient Treated in Landmark Transcatheter Mitral Valve ... 
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DUBLIN - October 23, 2017 - Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT) today announced the first patient implant in the APOLLO Trial - the pivotal trial designed to evaluate the ...

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Abbott's MitraClip Approved as First Transcatheter Mitral Valve ... - PR Newswire (press release)



Abbott's MitraClip Approved as First Transcatheter Mitral Valve ... 
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ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced that Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) has ...
Abbott's MitraClip OK'd in Japan - Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT ... Seeking Alpha

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MAVERIC: Transcatheter mitral valve repair system confers 6-month benefit - Healio



MAVERIC: Transcatheter mitral valve repair system confers 6-month benefit 
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According to the presentation, current therapies including guideline-directed medical therapy and mitral valve surgery may not adequately treat functional mitral regurgitation. Worthley said that according to the Duke Database, only 11% of patients ...

 


Novel Device Shows Promise in Severe Mitral Regurgitation - Medscape



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Novel Device Shows Promise in Severe Mitral Regurgitation 
Medscape
The minimally invasive Harpoon device was shown to be capable of treating degenerative mitral regurgitation with few perioperative or late complications, which ...
Early valve data look promising - StarTribune.com Minneapolis Star Tribune
DOTmed.com - Image-guided Harpoon device safe and effective for ... DOTmed.com
Pioneering heart op is lifesaver for mother ? South London News London News Online (blog)

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Health Notes: Mayo physicians have developed a brain-mapping tool - Florida Times-Union



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Health Notes: Mayo physicians have developed a brain-mapping tool 
Florida Times-Union
St. Vincent's HealthCare has successfully completed its first transcatheter mitral valve replacement procedure. The procedure is an option for high-risk patients who have mitral valve regurgitation and have already had their heart's original mitral ...