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Mayo Clinic News Network Headline 4/06/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headline with Vivien Williams: Good news for patients who need but can't undergo open-heart surgery because of other medical issues. Mayo Clinic doctors studied a minimally invasive procedure called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) that Mayo Clinic interventional cardiologist David Holmes Jr., M.D., says has become transformational for patients who [...]

Created by Deborah Balzer

JAMA: One-Year Data for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in U.S. Patients

JAMA: One-Year Data for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in U.S. Patients

ROCHESTER, MINN — Study results of one-year data for more than 12,000 patients who had transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) in the United States show an overall one-year death rate of 23.7 percent and a stroke rate of 4.1 percent, according to a study published in the March 10 issue [...]

Created by Traci Klein

WW II Skier Battles Heart Disease  (pkg)

WW II Skier Battles Heart Disease (pkg)

He's a veteran of the WW II 10th Mountain Division and survived intense fighting during his tour of duty in that war. But decades later George Nelson faced another battle. This time a serious heart problem took him to Mayo Clinic for a highly specialized operation.   [TRT 3:25] Journalists: The full package [...]

Created by Dana Sparks