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Cutting-edge procedure by mends Mick Jagger’s ‘heart of stone’

Cutting-edge procedure by mends Mick Jagger’s ‘heart of stone’

  • Known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, the method has gradually replaced open-heart surgery
  • Since 2009, 400,000 patients in 65 countries have undergone the procedure
By AFP ·