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Heart valve repair surgery

Heart valve repair surgery

Heart valve repair surgery: Heart valve repair surgery involves repairing a damaged or malfunctioning heart valve to make it close or open more efficiently.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Heart valve repair surgery

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Heart valve repair surgery:

  • Congenital valve disorder
  • Heart valve disease (e.g. valve stenosis)
  • Bicuspid aortic valve
  • Myxomatous valve disease (of the mitral valve)
  • Damaged valve due to bacterial infection
  • Damaged valve due to rheumatic fever

Other Surgical Options: Heart valve repair surgery

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Heart valve repair surgery may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Heart valve repair surgery

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Heart valve repair surgery may include:

Procedure Complications: Heart valve repair surgery

Possible surgical complications of Heart valve repair surgery may include:

Heart valve repair surgery: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Heart valve repair surgery: Six to eight weeks.

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