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Dor Procedure

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Florida Hospital is committed to combating heart disease with a full range of treatments, from traditional methods to more innovate techniques, such as the Dor procedure. Since 1999, our specialized cardiac surgeons have been utilizing the highly effective Dor procedure to help restore proper heart function for our patients. If you have heart disease or suspect that you may, contact Florida Hospital and learn how we can help.

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The Dor procedure, also called an endoventricular circular patch plasty (EVCPP) is performed to restore proper function to a dilated left ventricle of the heart. The heart consists of four chambers: two upper atria and two lower ventricles. During the procedure, your surgeon will suture a stitch that encircles and reshapes the ventricle. This suturing is usually followed by placement of a Dacron patch along the ventricular wall where the stitch has been placed.

 

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