U.S. hospitals begin to implement TAVR procedure

U.S. hospitals are starting to use less invasive transcatheter aortic valve replacement for patients who are not eligible for traditional valve replacement surgery. The procedure uses an artificial valve delivered via catheter. Cardiovascular surgeon Dr. John Braxton at Wisconsin's Marshfield Clinic called it a "great procedure" that would make recovery easier for patients, but he said it is not suitable for everyone.

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