Sutura's SuperStitch EL reaches PFO (patent foramen ovale) human trials
This article was originally published in Clinica
Following the news earlier this month of its testing in porcine hearts (see Clinica No 1267, p 18), Sutura's SuperStitch EL minimally-invasive suturing device has been used for the first time in a human patient. The device delivered a suture to the septum that separates the left and right atria of the heart, to close a patent foramen ovale (PFO).
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