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Is there anything that can be done if valves begin to regurgitate?

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Dr. Jacek Jodelka
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

If your talking about heart valves, yes, those can be repaired through open heart surgery.
The severity of the regurgitation, age, and disease burden play a role is deciding an appropriate candidate for surgery. Certain medical centers have less invasive ways of repairing those valves, but it's still a very new and limited technique.

In brief: Yes

If your talking about heart valves, yes, those can be repaired through open heart surgery.
The severity of the regurgitation, age, and disease burden play a role is deciding an appropriate candidate for surgery. Certain medical centers have less invasive ways of repairing those valves, but it's still a very new and limited technique.
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