What is the necessity of robotic mitral valve surgery?

Smaller incision. Robotic surgery in general allows for smaller incisions and so called "minimally invasive surgery". It might also be useful in patients with contraindications to traditional surgery (i.e. Previous bypass surgery) or who require unusual incisions.
Mitral valve. It isn't a necessity, but it can help to perform the operation in a less invasive way.
Not necessary. Robotic mitral valve surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery of the heart. There are several approaches to minimally invasive mitral valve surgery. Each has advantages and disadvantages. The most important thing is what approach does your surgeon have experience with and what is the most appropriate technique for your individual circumstance. A 2nd opinion is often a good idea too.

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Which doctors perform the mitral valve surgery?

Cardiac Surgeon. A specialist in cardiac (heart) surgery is the specialist who you should see. A cardiology specialist likely would know who is a good surgeon in your region. Read more...

Mitral valve prolaps surgery, how can this be done?

By an expert. Alain carpentier and david adams perfected the technique for mitral valve repair, so well that the likelihood of successful repair is nearly 100%. The determination of whether a repair is indicated is determined by echocardiographic determination of the degree of valve leaking. Alain carpentier has retired; david adams is chief of cardiac surgery at mt sinai in new york city. Read more...

What are the chances of mitral valve repair surgery not being a success?

Depends. I know you are probably looking for a number but the actual answer is very hard to give. It depends on what the cause of the mitral valve regurgitation is, which leaflet (and even which part of which leaflet) is involved and then the experience of the surgeon going repairs. You should find someone who does a lot of them. Read more...
Low. The new techniques, open or robotic minimally invasive are quite effective. It does depend on the underlying pathology of the valve- leaflets, annulus, cords and papillary muscles and function. That is explained to the patient in the informed consent process. Read more...

Is it impossible to repair a lesking mitral valve to where it doesn't have any leakage after surgery?

Not impossible. It is not impossible for repair to result in no leak but does not always happen. None or minor leakage is an acceptable result for this procedure and would be considered successful. Read more...
All depends. Minimal leakage after mitral valve surgery is common. However if leakage is significant and associated with cardiac symptoms, should be addressed. Read more...

Will a torn chordae tendineae of mitral valve from endocarditis heal without surgery?

Chorda tendinae. A ruptured chorda tendinae would be very unlikely to reattach. If the mitral insufficiency produced is signficant volume and it usually is, surgical intervention is most often necessary. Some folks with ruptured chordae don't need immediate surgery but eventual surgery remains likely. Read more...

Is walking good if you had mitral valve repair surgery? Walking 15-20 min. As excercise good even after 2 weeks after surgery.

Exercise. Walking is good....Period. Aim for half hour a day first then target 3mi/day as an eventual goal. Read more...
Yes! In general, walking after heart surgery is good for you. It helps your conditioning, makes you breath more deeply, and prevents blood clots in the legs. Many patients also benefit from cardiac rehab programs, where they are monitored while they exercise. Still, these programs are not a substitute for walking. Read more...