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AMAZING Maybe we will start doing this at BWH soon

Sapien is the first heart valve approved in the United States which doesn't require open heart surgery. In its collapsed form, it can be inserted via a catheter through a small incision in the groin and threaded through an artery into place in the heart where the steel mesh cylinder is expanded. via Christopher Weaver, wsj. #Sapien #Heart_Valve #Christopher_Weaver #wsj