New repair device in use

HEART HEALTH—The fourthgeneration MitraClip device by Abbott Laboratories. Courtesy of AbbottThe Los Robles Hospital Cardiovascular Institute announced it can now correct leaky heart valves using a next generation, minimally invasive mitral valve repair device.
The hospital’s heart team recently treated two patients with severe mitral regurgitation due to degenerative disease of the valve leaflets using the fourth generation MitraClip device.
A successful installation of the valve device was per...

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