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Tiny Heart Repair Tools Replace Surgeon's Knife

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March 25, 2013
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Have a heart problem? There is a good chance it can be fixed non-surgically. Procedures that push tiny tools and tubes through blood vessels are reducing the need for open heart surgery and transforming heart care.


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