Allina physicians replace heart valves without open heart surgery

[WCCO-TV, March 13, 2012] In a world where heart failure’s an epidemic, doctors say there’s now a game-changer in their fight. Starting Tuesday, doctors at a Twin Cities hospital started what they call a less-invasive alternative to open-heart surgery.

WCCO-TV went inside the operation room at Abbott Northwestern Hospital to show the procedure that is said to improve, even add years, to the lives of thousands.

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