Valve Science Center

A world-class research and education center for valvular heart disease, a life-threatening and debilitating condition when left untreated.

Join us in our mission to save the lives of patients with valvular heart disease!

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For more information about valvular heart disease and current research studies, view the Valve Science Center patients page.
Physicians
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Latest News

MHIF at SCAI 2019

MHIF had several research physicians and staff attend the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography & Interventions 2019 Scientific Sessions in Las Vegas, NV in May. Check out some...

Sorajja in MedPage Today on Valve Center Definitions

Dr. Paul Sorajja, Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at MHIF's Valve Science Center, was interviewed by MedPage Today recently regarding...

MHIF Valve Science Center Publishes TMVR Data in JACC

Data from Largest Clinical Experience with Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement Published in Journal of the American College of CardiologyGlobal feasibility study enrolled symptomatic patients with primary or...

MHIF Well Represented at CRT2019

Several researchers from Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation represented at CRT2019 in Washington D.C. the first weekend in March. Amongst the team, there was a total of 43...

Valve Science Center Research Published in JAMA Cardiology

MHIF Valve Science Center Researchers, Drs. Miho Fukui and Joao Cavalcante authored a recent paper published in JAMA Cardiology regarding TAVR outcomes in aortic stenosis patients. Read...

Landmark Achievements
  • First transcatheter mitral valve replacement in the U.S. Read more.
  • First-in-human therapy of severe mitral annular calcification. Read more.
  • First-in-human therapy of tricuspid regurgitation with the TriClip. Read more.
  • First-in-human therapy with the MyoCor device for treatment of mitral regurgitation. Read more.
  • First-in-human therapy of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with MitraClip. Read more.
Read about the team of physicians, scholars and staff at the Valve Science Center.

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