catheterization

March 26, 2019

It’s a function of age, mostly, when an aortic valve starts to fail.

March 18, 2019

Using catheter ablation instead of standard drug therapy to treat the heart rhythm abnormality known as atrial fibrillation results in important favorable patient outcomes, according to two papers published March 15. 

October 17, 2018

A study published this week reflects that more patients than ever who need aortic-valve heart repair are doing so via a catheter instead of open surger

August 17, 2017

A UW Medicine cardiologist has taken another step into the realm of heart surgeons in performing a first-in-the-world intentional cut via catheter to replace a patient’s failed artificial aortic valve.

Historically, people whose aortic valve functions poorly have been directed to open-heart surgery, the “gold standard” of care. Since 2011, though, the U.S.

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