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Dr Malik: Percutaneous Device Closure of Paravalvular Leak

Dr Malik is a recognised expert in treating valve problems.

This month he and his colleagues have published the UK experience of plugging leaks that can occur around artificial valves. If you have such a leak, another operation to replace the Valve is high risk. Plugging it via a small needle puncture in the leg might be safer and effective.

http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2016/08/31/CIRCULATIONAHA.116.022684

 

Posted on 28 September 2016
Author: LCC
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