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Sutura's SuperStitch EL reaches PFO (patent foramen ovale) human trials

This article was originally published in Clinica

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Following the news earlier this month of its testing in porcine hearts (see Clinica No 1267, p 18), Sutura's SuperStitch EL minimally-invasive suturing device has been used for the first time in a human patient. The device delivered a suture to the septum that separates the left and right atria of the heart, to close a patent foramen ovale (PFO).

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