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No Long-Term Survival Difference Found Between Types of Mitral Valve Replacements

No Long-Term Survival Difference Found Between Types of Mitral Valve Replacements | Mitral Valve Treatment | Scoop.it
A comparison of mechanical prosthetic vs. bioprosthetic mitral valves among patients 50 to 69 years of age undergoing mitral valve replacement conducted by researchers at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows no significant survival difference at 15 years, but significant differences in risk of reoperation, bleeding, and stroke, according to a study in the April 14 issue of JAMA.

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AHA: Mitral Valve Replacement Durable

AHA: Mitral Valve Replacement Durable | Mitral Valve Treatment | Scoop.it
But recurrent mitral regurgitation risk increases with time

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Med tech titans focus M&A on mitral valve repair, but NEJM study finds replacement is better

Med tech titans focus M&A on mitral valve repair, but NEJM study finds replacement is better | Mitral Valve Treatment | Scoop.it
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that mitral valve replacement results in a lower rate of heart failure and fewer hospitalizations for cardiovascular complications at two years after surgery.
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Device Makes Mitral Valve Replacement More Simple

Device Makes Mitral Valve Replacement More Simple | Mitral Valve Treatment | Scoop.it
The VeloX prosthetic heart valve could make valve replacement more accessible to patients with multiple co-morbidities.

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MValve Technologies Implants First Human Catheter Based Mitral Valve ... - PR Newswire (press release)

HERZELIYA, Israel, October 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

MValve Technologies Ltd announced today the first human...
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AHA.15: Two-year survival similar among surgical options for severe ischemic ... - Cardiovascular Business

AHA.15: Two-year survival similar among surgical options for severe ischemic ... - Cardiovascular Business | Mitral Valve Treatment | Scoop.it
After two years, patients who underwent mitral valve repair or replacement for severe ischemic mitral regurgitation had no statistically significant difference in mortality, overall readmissions or serious adverse events, according to a randomized...
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Researchers Compare Two-Year Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair in Treating Severe Valve Regurgitation

Researchers Compare Two-Year Clinical Outcomes of Mitral Valve Replacement and Repair in Treating Severe Valve Regurgitation | Mitral Valve Treatment | Scoop.it
In a study presented today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2015 and published in this week's issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, in partnership with other institutions in the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), found that recipients of a mitral valve replacement for IMR experienced a lower rate of heart failure and fewer cardiovascular-related hospital readmissions in the two years following surgery.

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