Dr. Strinivas Iyengar, the newly named Structural Heart Director at Manatee Memorial Hospital, holds up a new aortic heart valve replacement which is made of a pig valve and nickle titanium. Iyengar inserted new valves in two elderly patients on Monday, the first time Manatee Memorial Hospital has done the procedure known as TAVR.
Dr. Strinivas Iyengar, the newly named Structural Heart Director at Manatee Memorial Hospital, holds up a new aortic heart valve replacement which is made of a pig valve and nickle titanium. Iyengar inserted new valves in two elderly patients on Monday, the first time Manatee Memorial Hospital has done the procedure known as TAVR. Provided photo
Dr. Strinivas Iyengar, the newly named Structural Heart Director at Manatee Memorial Hospital, holds up a new aortic heart valve replacement which is made of a pig valve and nickle titanium. Iyengar inserted new valves in two elderly patients on Monday, the first time Manatee Memorial Hospital has done the procedure known as TAVR. Provided photo

Historic heart surgeries put Manatee Memorial on ‘valve’ map

June 23, 2016 04:56 PM

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