Mitral Valve Repair: The "Gold Standard" for Treating Mitral Regurgitation

Now, more than ever, patients with mitral valve disease have different types of treatment options available to them. That said, patients may be confused about which mitral valve repair and mitral valve replacement therapy is best for them. In this video, Dr. Joanna Chikwe, the Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, addresses (i) the different forms of surgical and transcatheter mitral valve therapies for mitral regurgitation and (ii) why Dr. Chikwe believes that surgical mitral valve repair is the "gold standard" for treating leaky mitral valves. (Video posted on March 8, 2024)

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Dr. Joanna Chikwe

Dr. Joanna Chikwe

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

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