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Heart valve surgery - series—Procedure, part 3

Procedure, part 3

Overview

The ineffective mitral valve is removed and the heart valve replacement is sutured into place.

Review Date 5/15/2018

Updated by: Mary C. Mancini, MD, PhD, Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Christus Highland Medical Center, Shreveport, LA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.