Yuba City man thriving after heart procedure
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James Cook, 90, of Yuba City, is the second person to receive a transcatheter aortic valve replacement at the U.C. Davis Medical Center in Sacramento. The procedure is a less-invasive way to treat stenosis in older patients.
Yuba City man thriving after heart procedure.
James Cook had a bad heart and no options.
At 90, the Yuba City man was too old to have open-heart surgery, the traditional treatment for aortic valve stenosis, a disease that was choking off blood flow from his heart to the rest of the body.
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