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Recommend treatment options for mitral heart valve disease

HI,My father is 72 years old and suffering from mitral heart valve problem,we have done treatment at CIMS hospital Ahmedabad Gujarat where doctors suggested that it needs to be replaced but unfortunately PFT rreport is weak in this case and we are unable to operate for the same.Need your suggestion for any other alternative without surgery.
Mon, 1 Jun 2015
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Hello,I have gone through your question.I need to know exact severity of mitral regurgitation to guide you exactly.if lungs are weak then valve replacement surgery carries high risk.Then at this age he should restrict his activity and take proper medicines .
My best wishes
Dr.Rajesh Teli,MD
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