Ask Dr. Starnes: What is the Durability of Mitral Valve Repair In Pediatric Cases?
In this video, Dr. Vaughn Starnes addresses a common patient concern regarding mitral valve repair surgery durability for pediatric cardiac cases. As the Surgeon-in-Chief at Keck Medicine at USC, Dr. Vaughn Starnes is a leading heart valve surgeon having performed heart valve surgery on Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jimmy Kimmel's son, and Adam Pick, the founder of HeartValveSurgery.com. Dr. Starnes is a President of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery. (Video posted on February 6, 2013)
Dr. Vaughn Starnes
Chief, Cardiac Surgery
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California