New Option For Heart Valve Replacement


New Option For Heart Valve Replacement


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Video showing Emory doctors performing percutaneous aortic valve replacement for the treatment of severe aortic heart valve disease, commonly called aortic stenosis. Background Emory University Hospital is one of five hospitals nationwide, and the first hospital in the Southeast, to study a non-surgical treatment option for severe aortic heart valve disease, commonly called aortic stenosis. Emory University interventional cardiologists are performing percutaneous aortic valve replacement as part of a clinical trial comparing this procedure with traditional, open-heart surgery or medical therapy in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis. Emory doctors involved: Peter Block, MD, FACC, professor of medicine, Emory School of Medicine, and Vasilis Babaliaros, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. For More Information New Heart Valve Replacement Option Under Study 8/19/09 http://www.emoryhealthsciblog.com/?p=490 New Option for Heart Valve Replacement Under Study at Emory University Hospital (Press Release, 10/16/2007) http://whsc.emory.edu/press_releases2.cfm?announcement_id_seq=11963 Audio Quotes from Dr. Babaliaros & Dr. Block http://whsc.emory.edu/home/multimedia/audio/heart-valve-replacement.html Emory Heart & Vascular Center http://www.emoryhealthcare.org/heart-center-atlanta/


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