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I can’t get no satisfaction (from TAVR)

Update April 6, 2019- An expert source told us that Mick Jagger did have genuine aortic stenosis.

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The deadly risks of TAVR being downplayed to patients by hospitals

January 18, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD On July 20th, 2011, the FDA convened an advisory committee to help it determine whether to

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An emerging safety problem for TAVR patients

March 16, 2017- produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed William O’Neill, MD, one of the first to implant a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) valve. The products have been approved by the FDA for several years, … Continue reading

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The Lotus TAVR valve recall

March 16, 2017- produced and interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed William O’Neill, MD, one of the first to implant a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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Review of the TAVR data from the 2015 ACC

May 7, 2015- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD

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The Sapien 3 TAVR valve

September 9, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD We interviewed William O’Neill, MD, a principal investigator for the Edwards Lifesciences Sapien valve trials,

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Astronaut and Senator John Glenn suffers stroke after TAVR

May 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer, MD Stroke is the bane of TAVR. In the Edwards Lifesciences Sapien valve, stroke rates exceed 10%.

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TAVR Finances: William O’Neill, MD

Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD The clinical adoption of  Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) has been slower than

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TAVR collaboration

April 12, 2013- Interviewed by Steven E. Greer, MD William O’Neill, MD, Director of the Structural Heart Disease Center at Henry Ford Hospital,

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The Healthcare Channel hits 10

February 3, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD I don’t recall the exact date, but it was sometime during the summer of 2006, when I was daydreaming

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TV commercial for Boston Scientific’s Watchman A-fib device

April 23, 2019- by Steven E. Greer, MD

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The Weekly Summary

April 22nd – April 28th                                 2019 In general news, North Korea’s Kim Jong un traveled to Moscow to meet with Putin. President Trump

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April 1st – April 7th                                 2019 In general news, the Trump opposition tried to carry on with the “Trump is a criminal to be

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March 11th – March 17th                                 2019 In general news, a white supremacist with a carload of assault rifles killed more than 50 Muslims in a

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The Year in Review: 2018

December 29, 2018- by Steven E. Greer, MD The biggest stories this year related

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YTD S&P October 22nd – October 28th                                 2018 In general news, Angela Merkel’s ruling party in Germany suffered another loss in elections

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July 23rd – July 29th                                 2018 In general news, North Korea repatriated the remains of more than 50 soldiers killed during

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April 23rd – April 29th                                 2018 In general news, Toronto suffered an ISIS-inspired van attack on pedestrians, in the same style as the attacks in New York and Europe. Mike Pompeo was confirmed as Secretary of State.

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The Weekly Summary

March 26th – April 1st                                 2018 In general news, North Korea leader Kim Jong-un met with China’s Xi Jinping in preparation for

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Mechanical heart valves provide much lower mortality than tissue valves in young patients

November 8, 2017- by Steven E. Greer, MD Off the radar of Wall Street analysts is a new paper in the NEJM that shows mechanical heart valves, both aortic and mitral, impart much lower mortality than tissue valves in the … Continue reading

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