Surgeon Q&A: Mitral Valve Repair Insights with Dr. Joanna Chikwe

For patients with mitral valve regurgitation, there are documented advantages of mitral valve repair techniques compared to mitral valve replacement procedures. In this video, Dr. Joanna Chikwe, the Chair of Cardiac Surgery in Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, addresses the different types of mitral valve repair procedures and their respective advantages. Dr. Chikwe also discusses how randomized clinical trials are and will impact the future of mitral valve therapy. (Video posted on October 22, 2020)

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Dr. Joanna Chikwe

Dr. Joanna Chikwe

Chair, Cardiac Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

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