News tagged with valve surgery

When data is the best medicine

One of the biggest challenges in health care is balancing cost with patient needs. Compounding the problem is a lack of good data and analysis.

Jun 01, 2015
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SAPIEN valve, surgery equivalent at five-years

Five-year data suggest that the SAPIEN transcatheter heart valve is a feasible option for patients with severe aortic stenosis deemed to be at high risk for open-heart surgery, though valve leakage was more common with the ...

Mar 16, 2015
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