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Mitral Valve Surgery

Side Effects of Mitral Valve Surgery

Potential side effects of mitral valve surgery include:

  • Post-surgery bleeding during or after the surgery
  • Blood clots leading to heart attack, stroke, or lung problems
  • Incision site infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Problems breathing
  • Rapid Arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms)
  • Slow heart rhythm (ie, heart block)

You may be at risk for other complications based on your medical history. Your Florida Hospital physician will discuss potential side effects with you.

Locations for Mitral Valve Surgery