Surgeon Q&A: Heart Valve Re-Operations with Dr. Nimesh Desai

Patients with heart valve disease may require multiple operations to treat heart valve disease throughout their lifetime. Patients are often confused by the complexity and nature of heart valve re-replacement and re-repairs. In this video, Dr. Nimesh Desai, who is the Director of the Aorta Center and Director of the Thoracic Aortic Surgery Research Program at Penn Medicine Heart and Vascular Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, offers patients many important considerations for both surgical and transcatheter heart valve re-operations. (Video posted on August 24, 2021)

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Dr. Nimesh Desai

Dr. Nimesh Desai

Director, Aorta Center
Penn Medicine
Philadephia, Pennsylvania

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