Ask Dr. Thomas: Why Do Heart Valve Replacements Fail?

One of the key concerns for patients needing a heart valve replacement procedure is the durability associated with the artificial valve. In this video, Dr. James Thomas, Professor of Cardiology and Co-Director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at Northwestern Medicine, describes the common reasons that heart valve replacements may fail. (Video posted on February 24, 2020)

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Dr. James Thomas

Professor of Cardiology
Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, IL

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