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Medtronic's transcatheter valves to be presented at TCT 2009

Medtronic's transcatheter valves to be presented at TCT 2009

Heart failure hospitalization rates rise among nation's seniors

Heart failure hospitalization rates rise among nation's seniors

Canada leads in new heart valve replacement surgery

Canada leads in new heart valve replacement surgery

First European guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease

First European guidelines on the management of valvular heart disease

Are there gender differences in management modalities?

Are there gender differences in management modalities?

Catheter-based aortic valve replacement is set to take off

Catheter-based aortic valve replacement is set to take off

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Antibiotics before dental procedures may do more harm than good

Withdrawal of Pergolide products

Withdrawal of Pergolide products

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

Health care professionals should focus on women's lifetime heart disease risk

New guidelines on the treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular and valvular heart diseases published

New guidelines on the treatment of diabetes, cardiovascular and valvular heart diseases published

Statins slow the progression of aortic valve stenosis

Statins slow the progression of aortic valve stenosis

New technology offers alternative to open heart surgery

New technology offers alternative to open heart surgery

Statins may be able to play a role in preventing or slowing heart valve disease

Statins may be able to play a role in preventing or slowing heart valve disease

New heart valve ring helps congestive heart failure patients regain lost heart function

New heart valve ring helps congestive heart failure patients regain lost heart function

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

New valve repair device that could replace major heart surgery

Atrial fibrillation patients often receive needless treatment

Atrial fibrillation patients often receive needless treatment

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

Exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in preventing high blood pressure and an enlarged heart

FDA clears first computer-aided device to assist in the detection of heart murmurs

FDA clears first computer-aided device to assist in the detection of heart murmurs