With mitral valve repair surgery, you can live a full, symptom-free life and help avoid future heart problems. This procedure restores normal blood flow in your heart if you are diagnosed with a heart condition like mitral valve disease.
Dignity Health Central Coast’s award-winning cardiovascular team performs mitral valve repair so you can enjoy life’s best without limitations. Find a Doctor today to discuss the benefits of mitral valve repair surgery on the Central Coast of California.
Exploring Mitral Valve Repair Options at Dignity Health Central Coast
Mitral valve repair provides you with a treatment option that doesn’t require life-long medication or mitral valve replacement surgery. Plus, our doctors can usually repair your valve with minimally invasive surgery, getting your back to an active lifestyle much more quickly than traditional surgery.
At Dignity Health Central Coast, our heart doctors perform these mitral valve repair surgeries:
- Valve repair that rebuilds or reshapes your valve leaflets to improve function.
- Ring annuloplasty places a mitral valve repair ring made of sturdy fabric around the edges of your mitral valve to support your valve leaflets.
- Balloon valvuloplasty increases blood flow by increasing the diameter of your mitral valve using an inflated balloon inside a catheter in the large artery in your groin.
What to Expect with Mitral Valve Repair
Your mitral valve heart repair will take place at one of these area hospitals that specializes in heart care:
Your recovery from a Central Coast mitral valve repair can vary from a few days to a week. In no time at all, you’ll be back to your daily activities and fully enjoying life. For more information about mitral valve repair, meet with a heart expert at Dignity Health Central Coast.
Dignity Health offers the latest surgical procedures, including heart valve repair, on the Central Coast of California.