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Is there any option for rheumatic mitral valve repair instead of replacement?

is there an option for rheumatic mitral valve repair instead of replacement?
Asked On : Mon, 13 Dec 2010
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  Anonymous's Response
The mitral valve can be repaired instead of being replaced. But this depends on the condition of the valve and the choice of the surgeon.

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Answered: Mon, 13 Dec 2010
General & Family Physician Dr. Vaishali Hebbar's  Response
Hello there..
There are various conditions which can lead to damage of Mitral valve.... Based on the severity of disease it can be replaced in the early stages of diseases.
So answer to your question is yes it can repaired!!!

Hope this helps!
Answered: Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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