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Artificial Heart Valve Would Grow With Kids, Cutting Need for Repeat Surgeries

News Picture: Artificial Heart Valve Would Grow With Kids, Cutting Need for Repeat Surgeries

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — An expandable artificial heart valve could save children with congenital heart disease from repeated open heart surgeries as they grow up, researchers report. Current artificial heart valves are fixed in size, meaning children need to get larger ones as they grow. Children who …

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