Search Tag: mitral regurgitation

Cardiology Management

Novel Prosthetic Heart Valve

2015 10 Oct

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a novel prosthetic heart valve which can be implanted through a small incision for the treatment of mitral regurgitation. The valve known as VeloX is especially useful in patients who are unsuitable candidates for existing clinical interventions or who are of high surgical risk. The... Read more

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Heart Valve Repair Improves Patient's Emotional Wellbeing

2015 02 Mar

An article published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery reveals that patients with severe mitral regurgitation (MR) often suffer from psycho-emotional symptoms such as depression and anxiety but these symptoms improve markedly after undergoing mitral value repair surgery. Research indicates that approximately one in four patients with severe MR suffer... Read more


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