Cardiac Dimensions’ Device Reduces Heart Failure In Trial
Results of the 120-patient, sham-controlled REDUCE FMR trial showed Cardiac Dimensions Carillon device can significantly reduce mitral regurgitation and left ventricular volume in patients with symptomatic functional mitral regurgitation.
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