Interventional cardiologist Michael Martinelli, M.D., of Albany Associates in Cardiology, discussed transcatheter mitral valve repair with MitraClip therapy on WNYT's Health Beat with Benita Zahn.
The interventional cardiology team at St. Peter's Health Partners is now performing transcatheter mitral valve repair with MitraClip therapy to treat mitral regurgitation. [...]
For patients who are not candidates for open-heart surgery to repair a leaky mitral valve, MitraClip therapy is a new option. [...]
The WATCHMAN is an implant, roughly the size of a quarter, which offers patients at risk for a stroke a new outlook at life. [...]
St. Peter's Hospital is now offering the WATCHMAN device to patients with atrial fibrillation not caused by a valve problem. The device helps prevent stroke in at-risk patients and is an alternative to blood thinners. [...]
For some individuals suffering with GERD, a new drug-free, minimally invasive procedure called LINX may offer relief. [...]