News : 2010 : November

Medtronic CoreValve® U.S. Pivotal Trial.

UHealth interventional cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgeons have been invited to participate in the Medtronic CoreValve® U.S. Pivotal Trial. The Medtronic CoreValve® will give a great alternative to high-risk and extreme high-risk patients who are not candidates for open heart surgery.

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Eduardo de Marchena, M.D., chats with patient Isaac Hariton, M.D., after a follow-up visit at University of Miami Hospital. Hariton, a Venezuelan surgeon, underwent the CoreValve procedure in Colombia.

IMI's Global Connections Help Heart Patients

For many years, Selma Fox, along with her husband and traveling partner, would take an annual trip abroad, touring Egypt, China, Japan, and every country in Europe. However, after her husband passed away, and as her health deteriorated, she severely cut back on her globe-trotting and a visit to South America was no longer on her itinerary.

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