Feb 17, 2014
How Cisco and Universidade Federal de Sergipe Are Bringing Specialty Health Care To All Brazilians
I grew up in the state of Sergipe in Brazil. It is located in one of the poorest regions of the country, a small, almost rural state, about 1000 kilometers northeast of Rio de Janeiro.
Availability of transcatheter repair of aortic stenosis benefits patients
The introduction of minimally invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement for treatment of aortic stenos not only has increased the number of patients eligible for aortic valve replacement , but also has led to a decrease in patient mortality, according to a study released today at the 50th Annual Meeting of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.