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What are alternative treatments to aortic valve replacement?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: None

When the aortic valve needs replaced, the aortic valve needs replaced.
Mortality is high if not replaced.

In brief: None

When the aortic valve needs replaced, the aortic valve needs replaced.
Mortality is high if not replaced.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Usually none

If a patient is truly in need of an aortic valve replacement, this is usually because the valve is either too tight or too incompetent or both.
These are mechanical problems which need a mechanical fix, medications will help the person for a while, but usually the definitive treatment is valve replacement.

In brief: Usually none

If a patient is truly in need of an aortic valve replacement, this is usually because the valve is either too tight or too incompetent or both.
These are mechanical problems which need a mechanical fix, medications will help the person for a while, but usually the definitive treatment is valve replacement.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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