Doctor Q&A: Can I Get Robotic Mitral Valve Repair? Or, Do I Need A MitraClip?
In this special “Surgeon Q&A” video, Dr. Joanna Chikwe answers an important question about treatment options from Rich, a bodybuilder who was recently diagnosed with severe mitral regurgitation. Dr. Joanna Chikwe is the Chair of Cardiac Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and a mitral valve repair specialist who is leading the PRIMARY clinical trial that is comparing transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) to surgical mitral valve repair. (Video posted on September 21, 2022)
Dr. Joanna Chikwe
Chair, Cardiac Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA