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Heart Valve Center

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Heart Valve Center

The Heart Valve Center offers the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) procedure for severe aortic stenosis and the MitraClip procedure for severe mitral regurgitation. Our specialized treatment team will perform diagnostic tests, evaluate your condition, and determine the best treatment within a few days of your initial exam.

Overview

If healthy, the heart's valves open and close precisely as the heart pumps blood throughout our bodies, and allow the flow of blood in only one direction. Heart valve disease is a form of structural heart disease that occurs when a heart's valves are not working as they should, preventing the heart from providing sufficient circulation to the body. Heart valve problems can be life threatening, and they are one of the leading causes of congestive heart failure.

Signs and symptoms of heart valve disease often aren't visible until a person is middle-aged or older, and in many cases develop very slowly. Causes include calcification or degeneration of valve tissue, heart attacks from coronary artery disease, infections or conditions present from birth.

Your Personalized Experience at the Valve Center

The Orlando Health Heart Institute Valve Center represents the culmination of years of physician experience and training coupled with a commitment from Orlando Health to provide the very best care for valvular heart disease patients in the Central Florida region.

Heart Institute cardiologists, heart surgeons and other specialists in heart valve disease work together to determine the most appropriate treatment for your condition. The Valve Center's specialized treatment team evaluates performs diagnostic tests, evaluates your condition, and determines the best treatment all in the same facility. We then discuss these results with you within a few days of your initial exam.

Treatment varies depending on diagnosis. No matter which treatment you receive, each patient is cared for by a team of specialized physicians whose focus is on providing exceptional patient care and placing your needs first. Whether you're undergoing monitoring or having repair or replacement surgery, our team offers quality care at your convenience.