Alternative to open-heart surgery performed

Doctors in the US have successfully performed an alternative procedure to open-heart surgery.

US doctors `vacuum` 2-foot blood clot out of patient`s heart

US doctors have successfully vacuumed a deadly two-foot blood clot out of a 62-year-old patient`s heart to save his life.

First ever `Da Vinci` robot open-heart surgery in UK

Doctors have successfully carried out the first ever robotic open-heart operations in the UK.

New device can replace aortic valve in the heart

Scientists have created a new device that can replace one of the heart valves offering hope to patients who can not have open-heart surgery.

Fixing hearts without open-heart surgery

The pulmonary valve is used to replace a narrow or leaky valve ‘conduit’ in children and adults who previously have undergone surgery.

Fixing hearts without open-heart surgery

The pulmonary valve is used to replace a narrow or leaky valve ‘conduit’ in children and adults who previously have undergone surgery.