Articles for Tag: "TAVR"

Could this procedure replace open heart surgery? 
Could this procedure replace open heart surgery?
The FDA recently expanded access to the revolutionary practice.
His heart valve ‘was like a rusty gate’ 
His heart valve ‘was like a rusty gate’
But this is how they got it working again.
Could this procedure get Mick Jagger rocking again?  Featured
Could this procedure get Mick Jagger rocking again?
It’s needed when a heart valve is too narrow or stiff due to calcium buildup.
Less invasive heart procedure gets patients back to normal lives  Featured
Less invasive heart procedure gets patients back to normal lives
Just a week after surgery, an 85-year-old exclaims, “I already feel great.”
TAVR heart procedure improves one man’s quality of life  Featured
TAVR heart procedure improves one man’s quality of life
After undergoing a quadruple bypass and suffering a stroke, learn how a less invasive approach helped Charles Butts.
How William got his groove back—and his golf swing  Featured
How William got his groove back—and his golf swing
TAVR: It may sound foreign, but it’s the next big thing in heart care and it’s helping to heal plenty of hearts.
Heart surgery gets 100-year-old dancing again  Featured
Heart surgery gets 100-year-old dancing again
Doctors say Irene Vicich, a 100-year-old Chicago resident might be the “the oldest patient in the world” to undergo a new procedure to replace her aortic valve.