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Oakland Gardens, NY
A 58-year-old female asked:

Can repairs to enlarged mitral, atrial and aortic valves be done in a single surgery?

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Depends: I doubt that, but it will depend on the actual problem you are having with those. A consult with a heart surgeon is what you need.
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Dr. Steven Guyton
Thoracic Surgery 48 years experience
Yes: The more valves that are involved the higher the risk. Or if there is coronary artery disease in addition to valve disease operative risk is increased.
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Dr. Joshua Buckler
Cardiology 21 years experience
Yes: But the surgical risk is higher.
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Last updated May 16, 2014

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