If you have an aortic valve defect which requires or can be alleviated by surgery, minimally invasive aortic valve reconstruction may be an option for you.
Benefits vs. Traditional Sternotomy Surgery:
- Smaller incisions (2 inches vs.. 6 - 12 inches)
- Less bone spreading (size of a dime vs. size of an orange)
- Shorter hospital stays
- Quicker return to normal activities
- Less pain and scarring
- Less risk of infection
- Less blood loss and fewer transfusions
Two Patients’ Stories:
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