Valvular Surgery

Patients will benefit from our long history of internationally recognized contributions in the treatment of valvular heart disease.

These contributions include:

Many of these novel discoveries can directly benefit your patients through their translation into clinical treatment for mitral valve pathology that has led to improved outcomes, particularly in the area of mitral valve repair.

Heart valves can have one of two malfunctions:

Heart valves can have both malfunctions at the same time (regurgitation and stenosis). When heart valves fail to open and close properly, the implications for the heart can be serious, possibly hampering the heart's ability to pump blood adequately through the body. Heart valve problems are one cause of heart failure.

Your aortic valve can be surgically replaced in a couple of ways:

More services and treatments for valvular heart disease:

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