Conditions We Treat at the Heart Valve Center

Aortic valve disease can be caused by stenosis (narrowing of the valve) or a leaky valve (regurgitation). You are at a higher risk of aortic valve disease if you are over 65 years of age or have a bacterial infection of the valve, inflammatory diseases, lupus, hypertension, rheumatic fever or rheumatoid arthritis. Common symptoms can include:

The Heart Valve Center at Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute offers comprehensive care for:

  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Mitral valve stenosis
  • Paravalvular leaks
  • Pulmonary valve stenosis
  • Tricuspid valve disease
  • Valvular regurgitation

Treatments We Offer at the Advanced Cardiac Surgery Program

The surgical team at the Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute offers a full range of the most current heart valve and structural heart procedures. Our surgeons stay at the forefront of technology and surgery techniques to ensure you get the best possible care with the quickest possible recovery. We offer the following treatments for conditions affecting the heart valve and structural heart:

  • Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement
  • Minimally invasive mitral valve repair or replacement
  • Minimally invasive tricuspid valve repair or replacement
  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for aortic valve stenosis
  • Transcatheter-based mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation (MitraClip)

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