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Today’s Discovery: New hope for heart valve replacement

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Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is a new medical procedure for people who have severe aortic stenosis — the narrowing of the heart valve that restricts blood flow to the body — and who cannot endure traditional open-heart surgery.

Discover how cardiologists from the VCU Pauley Heart Center are using this innovative minimally invasive approach to heart valve replacement and who can benefit from it.

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