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Please help! what happens in aortic valve replacement surgery?

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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: New valve

The diseased vale is removed during surgery, and a new valve, either mechanical or biologic, is used to replace it.
There are multiple types of valves available, and are chosen based on age, life style, and patient preference.

In brief: New valve

The diseased vale is removed during surgery, and a new valve, either mechanical or biologic, is used to replace it.
There are multiple types of valves available, and are chosen based on age, life style, and patient preference.
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