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Friday September 05th, 2014

Hospital Clínic introduces a less invasive therapy for heart failure patients

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona has been the first hospital in Spain in using the novel surgical procedure known as Less Invasive Ventricular Enhancement (LIVE). This therapy consists in reducing the size of the left ventricle –the main pumping chamber of the heart- after a heart failure in a less invasive way, thanks to the REVIVENT myocardial anchoring system. Dr. Manuel Castellà, chief of Cardiac Surgery at the Hospital Clinic and Dr. Daniel Pereda, heart surgeon at the same service, used this innovative procedure with two patients who achieved a better clinical outcome with an enhanced quality of life.

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