Aortic valve repair is a cardiac surgery procedure performed by cardiac surgeons to treat stenosis (narrowing) or regurgitation (leakage) of the aortic valve.
Aortic valve replacement is a cardiac surgical procedure in which patient’s diseased aortic valve is replaced by either a mechanical or bioprosthetic valve. Aortic valve replacement is performed when the valve becomes too tight (aortic valve stenosis) for blood to flow into the aorta, or too loose (aortic valve regurgitation) in which case blood can leak back into the left ventricle.
Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery is often an open heart surgery procedure and is done by Cardiothoracic Surgeons. Some of the well-known surgeons doing Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery in India are as listed below.
Valve Replacement surgeries in India are fairly routine procedure and are regularly done at Indian Hospitals. The other Valve Replacement surgeries done regularly in India are Mitral Valve Replacement Surgery, Tricuspid Valves and Pulmonary Valve Replacement surgery. Sometimes a person may have 2 of his valves not performing in that case, we have to change both Valves and this procedure is called Double Valve Replacement Surgery.