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Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

Minimally invasive mitral valve repair: Minimally invasive mitral valve is surgery to repair a damaged or malfunctioning heart valve to make it close or open more efficiently. A small chest incision is made to access the heart instead of the traditional sternotomy.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Minimally invasive mitral valve repair:

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

Other Surgical Options: Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Minimally invasive mitral valve repair may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Minimally invasive mitral valve repair may include:

  • General anesthetic

Procedure Complications: Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

Possible surgical complications of Minimally invasive mitral valve repair may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Minimally invasive mitral valve repair

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is excellent.

Minimally invasive mitral valve repair: Recovery Time

Recovery period for Minimally invasive mitral valve repair: Three to six weeks.

Minimally invasive mitral valve repair: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Minimally invasive mitral valve repair) include:

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