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Heart valve surgery - series—Procedure, part 3

Procedure, part 3


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

Review Date 2/24/2016

Updated by: Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.