Technology to replace the aortic valve without open heart surgery continues to prove itself, new research shows.
One year ago, on Feb. 1, 2012, Providence and a Vancouver man with a failing heart valve made history in Oregon.
Providence Valve Center continues to explore advances in valve repair including the next-generation Sapien implant.
KPTV-12 newscovers Providence's groundbreaking implant of the Sapien aortic heart valve, an Oregon first.
An internationally trained team of heart experts implanted a collapsible Sapien heart valve in a patient at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center.