Patients with valvular heart disease should receive treatment that’s individualized for the best chance to achieve improved heart function and a better quality of life, says newly released treatment and classification guidelines.
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.
Find out how the mitral valve works in this whiteboard session led by Cleveland Clinic thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon A. Marc Gillinov, MD.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.