Published in MD Week, January 20th, 2006
Functional ischemic MR "frequently arises after myocardial infarction; it is characterized by annular enlargement or lateral displacement of the subvalvular apparatus," thoracic surgeons in the United States explained.
"Coapsys is a ventricular-annular remodeling device designed to treat functional ischemic MR; it does not require cardiopulmonary bypass," noted E.A. Grossi and colleagues working at the New York University Medical Center. In a paper published in the Annals of Thoracic Surgery, they presented the...
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