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Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs
Self-Navigating Catheter Designed for Heart Surgery Tested in Pigs

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

The robotic catheter can guide its own movements within the heart of a live mammal to the site of a leaky valve replacement.

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