Valve replacement; Valve repair; Heart valve prosthesis
Definition of Heart valve surgery
Heart valve surgery is used to repair or replace diseased heart valves.
Shabir Bhimji, MD, PhD, Specializing in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Midland, TX. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 5/17/2010