August 06, 2014

UAB doctors' successful alternative to open-heart surgery still awaiting FDA approval

Surgeons at University of Alabama at Birmingham successfully used an alternative to open heart surgery. The noninvasive procedure is used for high risk patients. It is already being done in hospitals in Europe and Canada but has yet to gain FDA approval. However, a clinical trial is underway in the United States.

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