Celebrating 2000th TAVR Procedure

Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) Celebrates Landmark 2000th Transcatheter Heart Valve Procedure (TAVR) TAVR is a minimally invasive treatment option that has revolutionized cardiac medicine and replaced open-heart surgery for many patients Buffalo, N.Y (March 11, 2021) – The structural heart team at Kaleida Health’s Gates Vascular Institute (GVI)

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BGH – GVI Selected for Live Worldwide Synchronous TAVR Procedure

TAVR World Tour – Buffalo General and Gates Vascular Institute: 1 of 20 hospitals selected to participate in synchronous TAVR procedure Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) this morning was 1 of only 4 U.S. hospitals, and one of only twenty hospitals representing fourteen countries globally

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Meet GVI’s 1000th TAVR Recipient

Meet GVI’s 1000thTAVR Recipient Santi Corbelli is 87-years old and doing better than ever By Annette Pinder Gates Vascular Institute (GVI) has successfully completed its one thousandth transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), a minimally invasive procedure that delivers a fully collapsible replacement valve to a damaged heart

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life-saving minimally invasive heart procedures

by Vijay S. Iyer, MD, PhD Some of the most common issues affecting people worldwide are aortic stenosis (narrowing or obstruction of the aortic valve), atrial fibrillation (irregular heart rhythm), and degenerative mitral regurgitation (connective tissue of the mitral valve causes lesions preventing normal heart function). Now,

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The Beat Goes on at GVI – TAVR Is Changing Lives

by Annette Pinder Janice Savey was out of breath and exhausted. Her heart valve just wasn’t working properly. Her cardiologist in Olean, where Janice lives, sent her to Buffalo General Medical Center and that’s where she met Dr. Vijay Iyer and her life dramatically changed. Dr. Iyer

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Groundbreaking Heart Procedure Makes Buffalo General Medical Center #1

by Annette Pinder Something that never happened before in Western New York took place in January. Janice Savey of Olean and Robert Cecchini of Tonawanda, who suffered from severe untreatable aortic stenosis, underwent a new type of surgery, and they believe the outcome is nothing short of

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