heart-surgery

Absorb™ Stent: New Dissolvable Stent Shows Promise

the MWHC Blog Team November 07, 2016

Some 600,000 Americans undergo a cardiac stent procedure each year. For people having a heart attack or at risk for…

TAVR: An Alternative to Open-Heart Surgery for Aortic Stenosis Patients

Toby Rogers, MD, PhD, Interventional Cardiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 19, 2019

Aortic stenosis, a common condition in older adults, is caused by the progressive narrowing of the aortic valve, the main…