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My father recently had mitral valve repair done , he is 65yrs. He did an echo which showed that their was a leak on the said valve. The doctors said that it is nothing to worry about but requires monitoring. My concern is that if the surgery was successful why did this leak occur again. Is this common in valve repair. How serious is this?
Asked On : Fri, 9 Jul 2010
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Hi well come to Hcm.
this is phenomena after repair.And re stenosis is also common after dilation.If the
leakage is minimal need not worry at present keep get done echo regularly as per
your doctors advice thanks
Answered: Wed, 7 Sep 2011
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