Symetis Adds Transfemoral TAVR Offering In Europe
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
The Swiss company says it is the only company other than Edwards Lifesciences and Medtronic to offer both transapical and transfemoral options for transcatheter aortic heart valve delivery.
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