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Valve Surgery FAQ Videos

Video by A. Marc Gillinov, MD and Delos Cosgrove, MD

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Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement surgery

  • The minimally invasive approach is the current standard of care for the patient with isolated aortic valve disease
  • This video shows a minimally invasive valve replacement in a 60 year old male with bicuspid aortic valve disease.
  • After a partial median sternotomy, and visualization of the aortic valve, the valve leaflets and calcium deposits are removed.

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Please note - actual heart surgery is presented. Content may be graphic for some viewers.

Reviewed: 08/13

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