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Promising findings shown for heart-related issues
Modern Healthcare

Positive results supporting the use of non-invasive heart valve replacement as a potential alternative to surgery, plus evidence a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs may also reduce the risk of cardiac events were just two of the highlights from the second day of the American College of Cardiology meeting this past weekend.

One of the most highly anticipated studies presented at the 64th annual ACC Scientific Sessions in San Diego Sunday were results from the PARTNER 1 trial that looked at outcomes of patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement who were deemed to be at high risk to have open heart surgery.