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  • What is most exciting in the area of valvular heart disease is the potential now to replace

  • valves through percutaneous techniques -- either directly through the chest wall or through

  • the blood vessels in the leg or the arm. In addition, for patients who have developed

  • heart failure, we are now seeing newer, smaller left ventricular assist devices, or mechanical

  • hearts. This is an exciting new area that will likely benefit thousands of more patients.

  • And lastly, we're one of the few sites in the United States that's able to implant a

  • total artificial heart to completely to completely replace the weakened, sick, four chambered,

  • biologic native heart.

What is most exciting in the area of valvular heart disease is the potential now to replace

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B1 INT US heart replace exciting chambered weakened area

Ask Dr. Michler: Percutaneous Valve Replacement, LVAD and the Artificial Heart

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    Ting Huang   posted on 2016/05/17
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