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Aortic Valve Replacement

video by Bruce Lytle , MD Chairman, Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery

Specialties:

Coronary artery disease, arterial bypass grafting, valvular heart diseases, reoperations, diseases of the thoracic aorta, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, and laser transmyocardial revascularization surgery.

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(This video is about 9 minutes long.)

Dr. Lytle discusses aortic valve replacement. You will learn:

Is mitral valve surgery right for you?
  • several options for aortic valve surgery, including the benefits and disadvantages
  • about aortic valve replacement with mechanical aortic valve prosthesis
  • about options for tissue valve replacements, including bioprostheses, homografts, and the Ross procedure
  • what considerations are involved when choosing a valve replacement for aortic valve disease

For more information:

If you do not find what you are looking for about aortic valve replacement surgery, contact us or call the Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute Resource & Information Nurse at 216.445.9288 or toll-free at 866.289.6911.

We would be happy to help you.


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