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Heart valves that are diseased can be treated both surgically (traditional heart valve surgery) and non-surgically (balloon valvuoplasty). The mitral valve is the most commonly repaired heart valve, but the aortic, pulmonic, and tricuspid valves may also undergo some of these repair techniques.

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Terms related to Heart Valve Disease Treatment:

  • Annulus Support
  • Aortic Heart Valve Replacement
  • Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Biological Valve
  • Chordae & Papillary Muscles Repair
  • Commissurotomy
  • Decalcification
  • Homograft Valve
  • Mechanical Valve
  • Patched Leaflets
  • Pulmonic Heart Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Heart Valve Replacement
  • Valve, Replacement Heart

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