PITTSBURGH, Feb. 15, 2012 – UPMC is the first hospital in the region to successfully implant a newly FDA-approved valve in patients suffering from severe aortic stenosis, a debilitating narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve that often causes shortness of breath, lightheadedness and fatigue. Called the Sapien Transcatheter Heart Valve, this new treatment option has been […]

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