New heart valve repair without open heart surgery


[Star Tribune, January 09, 2014] Verna Hoy knew something wasn’t right; she was coughing a lot and running out of breath. What cardiologists found would not be so simple to fix, however. At least, it didn’t use to be.

“We’re all very excited about it,” said Dr. Paul ­Sorajja, an interventional cardiologist at the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. “This is a new advance in the management of patients with HCM.” Read the rest of the story at

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