Surgeon Q&A: Is Aortic Valve Repair Surgery On The Rise?
In this video, you will get unique insights about the increased use of aortic valve repair techniques for patients with diseased aortic valves. Watch this video to learn about the surgical outcomes, surgical techniques and limitations of aortic valve repair from Dr. Joseph Bavaria, Chief of Cardiac Surgery at Penn Medicine. Since posting this video, there have been several advances for aortic valve repair including the HAART Aortic Annuloplasty Ring for aortic regurgitation patients and the Ozaki Procdure for aortic stenosis patients. (Video posted on April 24, 2013)
Dr. Joseph Bavaria
Vice Chief, Cardiac Surgery