Tag: surgery

Heart Valve Repair Advancing At A Strong, Steady Beat

Heart Valve Repair Advancing At A Strong, Steady Beat

[ 0 ] 2011-05-04 | |

Despite showing an impressive resiliency with its ability to pump blood for our entire lives, the human heart can still suffer from defects and mechanical failure. In particular, the valves of the human heart can have problems that cause the heart to work harder and harder just to move blood through our systems. Fortunately, repair of heart valves is becoming an increasingly safer medical procedure.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery And The Ever Shrinking Incision

Minimally Invasive Surgery And The Ever Shrinking Incision

[ 0 ] 2009-02-07 | |

The announcement of an organ donor’s kidney being extracted through her vagina is the latest success in modern surgical techniques that are seeking to reduce surgery pain, risks and complications.

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