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When to have valve surgery replacement for treatment? Also oxygen therapy? For pulmonary HTN Is it according to condition or age?

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Dr. Alan Heldman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Valve surgery

The timing of heart valve surgery depends on which valve is involved, the nature of the valve problem, and other cardiac and medical factors.
Some left heart valve problems can cause damage to the lung circulation and right side of the heart (such as pulmonary hypertension.) Consultation with a cardiologist or cardiac surgeon experienced at treating valves should define your options.

In brief: Valve surgery

The timing of heart valve surgery depends on which valve is involved, the nature of the valve problem, and other cardiac and medical factors.
Some left heart valve problems can cause damage to the lung circulation and right side of the heart (such as pulmonary hypertension.) Consultation with a cardiologist or cardiac surgeon experienced at treating valves should define your options.
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