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Quicker Recoveries Possible with Robotic Heart Valve Surgery

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBPRWqlYm84 Millions of Americans are living with a heart murmur, a telltale sound caused by blood rushing through the heart. Some are harmless, but sometimes they’re a clue to serious problems with the heart’s valves. When surgery is called for, robotic technology is allowing repairs to be made safer than [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Mitral Valve Regurgitation Study: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Maurice Sarano comments on a study which looked at the benefits of early treatment over watchful waiting for mitral valve regurgitation. To listen, click the link below. Mitral Valve Regurgitation Study

Created by Joel Streed

Early Surgery Better Than Watchful Waiting for Patients with Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 8, 2013 — Patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation who are otherwise healthy should have mitral valve repair surgery sooner rather than later, even if they feel no symptoms, a Mayo Clinic-led study by U.S. and European researchers found. The results challenge the long-held belief that it [...]

Created by Traci Klein

Surgery Better than Waiting for Patients with Severe Mitral Valve Regurgitation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMZ8yPWMXDo&feature=youtu.be&hd=1 A Mayo Clinic-led study by U.S. and European researchers has found that having surgery sooner rather than later is better for otherwise healthy patients with severe mitral valve regurgitation. The results challenge the long-held belief that it is safer to “watch and wait” until a patient has symptoms, such as shortness of [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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