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Using Color Coded Surgical Caps to Build Teamwork in the OR

Check out KimKap’s blog about our work with the TAVR program at St. Vincent’s Medical Center.


TAVR Offers New Hope at St. Vincent's Medical Center

Watch this video as company President Joe Brown explains the company’s experience working with the St. Vincent’s Medical Center TAVR team to create a fail-safe system approach to this cutting edge surgery.

Patient Safety

Study Explores Expanded Use For Edwards' And Medtronic's New Heart Valves

In the last few years transcatheter aortic valve replacements from Edwards Lifesciences and Medtronic have entered the marketplace and now offer an alternative to surgery for some patients. 148 more words

Interventional Cardiology & Surgery

Promising Heart Valve Procedure Isn’t Without Skeptics

An alternative to open-heart surgery, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a less-invasive heart-valve procedure for the treatment of severe aortic valve stenosis.   The procedure, which involves threading a catheter through patients’ arteries to implant new aortic valves, has received high praise as a “technological leap” in treatment. 120 more words