percutaneous heart valve replacement

percutaneous heart valve replacement

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PHVR

Surgical placement of a prosthetic heart valve delivered by a catheter into the heart instead of by the approach of sternotomy.
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A Ecublens, Switzerland-based medical technology expert developer, manufacturer and marketer of percutaneous heart valve replacement solutions for the treatment of severe cardiac valve conditions, Symetis, has announced it will be acquired by Boston Scientific, in a $435m deal.
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