Medical Devices

The Evolution of Transcatheter Valve Therapy

Since inception of the Summa Health Structural Heart Valve Program in late 2014, our team has performed more than 500 transcatheter structural heart procedures, including aortic valvuloplasty, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), aortic valve in valve replacement, transcatheter mitral valve repair (mitral clip), transcatheter mitral valve in valve replacement, and transcatheter ASD/PFO closure.


Advancing Heart Care at Akron General

Despite substantial improvements in the treatment of cardiovascular disease over the past 25 years, heart disease is still the leading killer of both men and women — accounting for one in every four deaths, according to the CDC.