Sacramento Business Journal – (Subscribers-only link) https://www.bizjournals.com/sacramento/news/2018/03/30/sutter-cardiologist-accused-by-investor-of-fraud.html
“In 2013, according to the lawsuit, Longoria approached Somers with a new venture. Longoria was working on patenting medical devices and surgical processes that he claimed would revolutionize certain heart surgeries. One device, called an L Chord, would be used for mitral valve prolapse repair.”
“Transcatheter interventions for mitral and tricuspid valve disease show promise, but are still in early development.”
“Artist Francesca Lowe and unborn baby died when norovirus and pregnancy made heart disease worse”
Full story: http://metro.co.uk
Young entrepreneur overcomes obstacles to open his waffle business
“Teen girl, 18, died at the wheel of her car from a heart condition she had no idea she was suffering from”
While I mourn along with the family for their loss, I hope they demand a better answer, since MVP is not at all likely to be the cause but rather a coincidence or only a small contributing factor.
“Mitral valve prolapse is more likely to be repaired successfully if operators perform the procedure at least 25 times a year, researchers found.”
New article, posted yesterday.
“Prevent Mitral Valve Prolapse Progression and Protect Your Heart” – everydayhealth.com