Can A Bicuspid Aortic Valve Be Repaired If An Aortic Aneurysm Is Present?

In this video, Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie from Northwestern Memorial Hospital, addresses a common patient question about bicuspid aortic valve repair and aortic aneurysms, a bulging or swelling of the aorta. Aortic valve repair is relatively new trend for patients with aortic regurgitation, a leaking aortic valve. Today, physicians are performing aortic valve repair and valve-sparing procedures in the presence of an aortic aneurysm. Such an exciting time! (Video posted on February 6, 2013)

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Dr. S. Chris Malaisrie

Cardiac Surgeon
Nortwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois

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