“Harpoon” device negates need for open-heart surgery

The Harpoon TSD-5 can repair broken or stretched cords that control the opening and closing of ...

Open-heart surgery is risky and can take patients months to recover from. Researchers at the University of Maryland Medical Center have developed a device that eliminates the need for such surgery for those suffering degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR). Not only does the device reduce time spent on the operating table, but it could eventually see patients heading home from hospital the day after a heart operation.

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