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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
39 years experience Cardiology
Valve surgery: I don't know how specific or technical an answer you expect... In essence, your (native) valve is cut out, and a replacement is sewn in. This replacem ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Valve replacement: When the native valve needs to be replaced. A heart surgical team excises the native diseased valve and replaces it with a mechanical or tissue artifi ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Replace valves: To replace diseased or damaged heart valves.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Valve replacement: The risks for valve replacement surgery are similar to but slightly higher than for bypass surgery. Usually before surgery you will have a heart cath ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
52 years experience General Surgery
That depends.: As in most patients healing time is variable. Most people are out of the hospital within a week and have a 4-6 week period of recovery before they can ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
28 years experience Cardiology
Smaller incision: Robotic surgery in general allows for smaller incisions and so called "minimally invasive surgery". It might also be useful in patients with contraind ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Tricky: Only the involved cardiologist and thoracic surgeon will make that call.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
See local clinic dr: You should try to access medical care first through community clinic to help you get assistance in finding medical care. Failing that you may need to ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
18 years experience General Surgery
Safe & FDA approved: It is a safe treatment option. Your surgeon can discuss the pros and cons of each treatment option.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Cardiac Surgeon: A specialist in cardiac (heart) surgery is the specialist who you should see. A cardiology specialist likely would know who is a good surgeon in your ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark URMAN
33 years experience Cardiology
It depends: The most common aortic valve problem is aortic stenosis and it most commonly occurs in people in their 70's or older. Thus it is a condition of the e ... Read More
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