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Fixing a Floppy Mitral Valve (Video)

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart surgery, inside mitral valve whiteboards, mitral valve repair, Valve Disease, valve surgery, whiteboard sessions

A leaky mitral valve can be repaired effectively. In this whiteboard session, Cleveland Clinic's A. Marc Gillinov, MD, illustrates the problem and procedures to fix it.

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Inside the Mitral Valve (Video)

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, heart health, inside mitral valve whiteboards, mitral valve repair, Valve Disease, valve surgery, whiteboard sessions

Find out how the mitral valve works in this whiteboard session led by Cleveland Clinic thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon A. Marc Gillinov, MD.

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Heart Valve Innovation is Treating the Inoperable (Video)

Tags: aortic valve surgery, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart surgery, news, percutaneous heart valve, research, TAVR, valve, Valve Disease

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive technique for replacing a diseased aortic heart valve that is bringing hope to high risk patients.

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Getting My Wings Back, Part II

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart disease, news, patient story, Valve Disease

Scot Blesch is on the road to valve repair. He picks up the story that began with a mitral valve regurgitation diagnosis, and shares his journey to Cleveland Clinic, and back to flying.

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Getting My Wings Back, Part I

Tags: abnormal heart beat, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, heart surgery, patient story, Valve Disease

For grounded pilots, there is no sweeter recovery than returning to the cockpit. Scot Blesch shares his story on dealing with mitral valve regurgitation and getting back his wings.

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Tell-Tale Heart Sounds

Tags: fibromuscular dysplasia, heart, heart disease, news, Valve Disease, vascular disease

When Dr. Gornik listens carefully—which she always does—the beating of someone’s heart or the sound of blood coursing through their arteries often can tell her what’s wrong with them.

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Bicuspid Aortic Valve Repair (Video)

Tags: anatomy, aortic valve, Dr. Eric Roselli, heart valves whiteboards, illustration, Valve Disease, whiteboard sessions

When does a bicuspid aortic valve need attention, and can it be repaired? Cleveland Clinic’s Eric Roselli, MD, answers these questions in simple terms during this visual presentation.

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What Do Heart Valves Do? (Video)

Tags: anatomy, Dr. Eric Roselli, heart, heart disease, heart valves whiteboards, illustration, Valve Disease, whiteboard sessions

Take a tour of the heart valves during this short video, in which Cleveland Clinic’s Eric Roselli, MD, explains how these heart parts work.

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Chat With a Doctor: Valve Disease

Tags: chat with a doctor, heart disease, Valve Disease, web chat, webchat

Ask questions and get answers about valve disease from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, July 18, 2012, noon (ET).

First TAVR with FDA Nod

Tags: heart, heart and vascular institute, heart surgery, innovation, news, TAVI, TAVR, Valve Disease, valve surgery

The four doctors – two interventional cardiologists and two heart surgeons -- were exhilarated as they emerged from the operating room. They’d just completed a transcatheter aortic valve [...]