Heart Valve Disease
Cleveland Clinic's Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at is one of the largest centers in the country for the diagnosis and treatment of heart valve disease.
Cardiovascular imaging specialists use state-of-the-art procedures to determine the type and severity of heart valve disease and plan treatment. The decision to prescribe medical treatment or proceed with surgical repair or replacement is based on the type of heart valve disease you have, the severity of damage, your age and your medical history.
Cleveland Clinic's Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at has the largest surgical valve practice in the United States. Surgeons in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery perform over 2000 heart valve surgeries each year, including valve repair and replacement of the mitral valve, aortic valve, pulmonic valve and tricuspid valve.
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The staff at Cleveland Clinic, the #1 heart hospital in the nation as ranked by U.S. News & World Report, has prepared this free detailed overview on Valve diseases and treatment options, including surgical repair and replacement of mitral, aortic and tricuspid valves.