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Heart Valve Surgery

Conditions Related to Heart Valve Surgery

Several serious related conditions to heart valve surgery can cause severe damage to the heart tissue and valves. Surgery may be the best option for treatment, especially in a life-threatening situation. These are some of the related conditions to heart valve surgery that can be treated by both the open heart and minimally invasive procedures:

  • Valvular heart disease
  • Valvular stenosis (stiffening or narrowing of the valve)
  • Valvular insufficiency (regurgitation – blood flows backward because the valve doesn’t close completely)
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Pulmonary valve disease
  • Tricuspid valve disease

Keep in mind, there are other related conditions to heart valve surgery. Florida Hospital works with each patient to determine the best treatment plan based on the patient’s condition, overall health and health goals. See if minimally invasive treatment is best for you. Request an appointment online today.