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A 50-year-old female asked:

Whats the differance in mitral repair and or replacement i need repair on mitral tricuspid leaking as well prognosis for 5""2 215lbs 50 yr. female?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Cardiology 47 years experience
Mitral valve: for mitral regurgitation , repair by a surgeon with lots of experience, is preferred as you keep your natural valve and would most likely not require a lifetime of anti-coagulants.

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