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We've reached a milestone, thanks to you!

This post marks a milestone of sorts.
It’s #1,000 in a long line of posts we’ve shared with you over the last year and a half since we launched this blog.
We’ve enjoyed writing about new innovations and breakthroughs that Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been a part of, such as the Kling Center for Proton Therapy,

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FDA Panel Recommends New Heart Procedure

Earlier this week, a panel of cardiologists recommended to the FDA that an alternative to open heart surgery for valve replacement be approved. It’s called transcatheter aortic valve implantation or TAVI.
According to the Associated Press:
The Food and Drug Administration’s advisory panel voted 9 to 0, with one abstention, that the benefits of the

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