Transcatheter pulmonary valve implants: the unchained Melody.

A ndersen patented his concept for transcatheter valve implantation in the early 1990s, 10 years prior to Phillip Bonhoeffer implanting the first valve in a human subject (1); it was not in the aortic valve, as intended by the inventor, but in the pulmonary position. This occurred 2 years before the first transcatheter aortic valve implantation was done by… CONTINUE READING