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Beyond Human Limits

Robotic Arms and Eyes Extend Capabilities of Heart Surgeons

A community seminar about the benefits of robot-assisted surgery at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center piqued Ron Walker’s interest. When the 70-year-old Fountain Valley resident attended the session, he learned that the minimally invasive procedure meant generally shorter recovery times, … Continue reading

Performance of the SJM Trifecta Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve

 
 
In July 2014 Daniel M. Bethencourt, MD along with 5 other providers published a paper in the Journal of Heart Valve Disease called “Comprehensive Hemodynamic Performance and Frequency of Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch of the St. Jude Medical Bioprosthetic Aortic Valve”  … Continue reading