Ninety year-old World War II veteran Anthony Serra smiles as he talks fondly of the doctors who he has pictures of on his refridgerator. TAVI is a minimally-invasive procedure for medically frail persons who cannot realistically undergo traditional open heart surgery (opening the chest, cutting bone). The valve is inserted in the body through an incision in the groin and moved up near the heart. March 1, 2012. Darryl Webb/AFN

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