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Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair

Posted On: 04-21-2015
Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair

What is Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair?

During beating heart aortic valve repair, a malfunctioning or damaged aortic valve is repaired so that it can open or close efficiently. The procedure is performed while the heart is beating. A cardiopulmonary bypass machine may be used to improve circulation during the procedure.

Also Known As:

  • Off-pump aortic valve repair
  • Heart surgery
  • Aorta surgery
  • Off-pump surgery

Conditions Treated with Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair:

Beating heart aortic valve repair is utilized in order to treat bicuspid aortic valve, valve stenosis, congenital aortic valve disorder and a damaged aortic valve due to bacterial infection or rheumatic fever.

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Non-Surgical or Other Surgical Alternatives to Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair:

There are no comparable non-surgical alternatives to beating heart aortic valve repair. Surgical alternatives to the procedure include aortic valve repair, balloon aortic valvuloplasty and minimally invasive or robotically-assisted aortic valve repair.

Anesthesia with Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair:

Beating heart aortic valve repair is performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware during the procedure.

Potential Complications from Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair:

Possible risks following beating heart aortic valve repair include infection, bleeding and a negative reaction to the anesthesia. Scarring, blood clots and heart attack are also possible complications.

Prognosis after Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair:

The prognosis for a positive end result following beating heart aortic valve repair is very good.

Recovery from Beating Heart Aortic Valve Repair:

The total recovery time for beating heart aortic valve repair is six to eight weeks.

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