UKC Maribor introducing minimally invasive aortic valve replacement

Maribor, 15 October - UKC Maribor has recently performed its first non-surgical implantation of aortic valve. The country's second largest hospital plans to do between 50 and 60 such procedures a year, hoping to significantly cut the waiting times for heart patients, medical director Matjaž Vogrin said on Monday.

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