03 Apr '11, 3pm

DTN Singapore: 'Cow valve' heart implant shows promise: NEW ORLEANS - A NEW type of heart valve replacement surg...

NEW ORLEANS - A NEW type of heart valve replacement surgery using a bioprosthetic implant made of cow tissue showed similar survival rates as open heart surgery after one year, US researchers said on Sunday. The new catheter-inserting technique is less invasive than conventional surgery and so may be a promising option for high-risk patients, but also carries greater risk of stroke and other major heart complications, said the findings. The study compared results among 699 patients with a median age of 84, who were randomly assigned to either transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) or open heart surgery to replace the aortic valve (AVR). All the patients suffered from severe aortic stenosis, a clogged valve that impedes the pathway of oxygen-rich blood by making the heart work harder to pump blood through a narrowing opening. The condition affects nine per cent of Am...

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sg.news.yahoo.com 06 Apr '11, 3am

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channelnewsasia.com 08 Apr '11, 10am

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yoursdp.org 07 Apr '11, 9am

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