Woman first to have new keyhole surgery heart operation
A woman from Lincolnshire has become the first person in England to have a new heart operation using keyhole surgery.
The 89-year-old, from Holbeach, has been able to have the procedure without having open heart surgery, which has led to a significant reduction in her recovery time.
Experts at Glenfield Hospital, in Leicester, were behind the procedure, developing a valve that is easier to position.
Rob Sissons reports for East Midlands Today.