Topic: Mitral valve

Lifelike Heart Valve Model Will Aid Treatment

May 21, 2014
Lifelike Heart Valve Model Will Aid Treatment

Michael Sacks is developing mitral valve models that will enable heart surgeons to test solutions before they enter the operating room.

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Heart Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Model Heart Valve, Improve Surgical Outcomes

Sept. 23, 2013

The National Institutes of Health is turning to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin to develop computer simulations to improve surgical repair of the heart's mitral valve, one of the aging heart's key points of failure.

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