Transcatheter heart valve 2.0

January 01, 2013
In 2011, Providence Valve Center became one of the first sites in the country–and the only one in Oregon–to offer the Sapien transcatheter aortic valve for patients too fragile for traditional open-heart surgery.

Part of Providence Heart and Vascular Institute, the center continues to explore advances in valve repair. This issue focuses on three of them: the next-generation Sapien implant, a promising device for treating mitral valve regurgitation and valve-sparing root surgery.

Read the full article in Providence inScope.