In one study, 503 and 497 patients with severe aortic valve stenosis at low risk for surgical complications were randomly selected to undergo aortic valve replacement with the Sapien 3 and traditional open-heart surgery, respectively.
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Instead of using open-heart surgery to replace a blocked aortic valve, a cardiologist using TAVR makes a small incision, usually in the groin, and guides a catheter through the blood vessels and across the aortic valve.
Medical company Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) disclosed on Tuesday the receipt of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System to provide patients with a safe treatment alternative to restore proper function to the severely narrowed aortic valve in aortic stenosis patients.
The aim of launching the minimally invasive aortic valve replacement is to keep pace with the latest development specialised therapeutic methods in the field of cardiovascular diseases at the international level.