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What does mvp mean for future valve replacement surgery?

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Dr. Archibald Miller
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Replacement of mitra: This is a common finding in tall, thin younger females and is often not symptomatic. Many never require surgery. If required, many surgeons are extremely adept.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

How does valve replacement surgery work?

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Dr. Bart Denys
Cardiology 39 years experience
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 replacement can be a biological valve made from animal product or made from metal alloy...
A 29-year-old member asked:

What is valve replacement surgery used for?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Replace valves: To replace diseased or damaged heart valves.

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Last updated Jul 3, 2013

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