BestMedicine Wednesday: An alternative to open-heart surgery
You've likely heard of open-heart surgery, but have you heard of the transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR?
The procedure is an alternative to open-heart surgery, but it's offered at fewer than 10 percent of hospitals nationwide.
News 4-Fox 11's Melissa Carlson spoke with Dr. Jake Ichino, an interventional cardiologist with the Renown Institute for Heart and Vascular Health.
Watch the interview, and visit BestMedicineNews.org to learn more.