Aortic Valve Surgery Breakthrough

Stanley Katz, MD, SVP, Cardiovascular Services, North Shore-LIJ Health System, and Bruce Rutkin, MD, Interventional Cardiologist, North Shore University Hospital, discuss North Shore University Hospital's participation in the the CoreValve US Pivotal Clinical Trial, a national cardiac study involving a new, minimally invasive treatment option for high-risk individuals with severe aortic stenosis, or narrowing of the heart valve. Dr. Katz is one of the principal investigators of the 43 US hospital study, and Dr. Rutkin is a co-investigator.

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