Aortic valve replacement
Aortic valve repair and aortic valve replacement are procedures that treat diseases affecting the aortic valve. An aortic valve replacement involves removing a faulty or damaged valve and replacing it with a new one made from synthetic materials or animal tissue. When the aortic valve is not working properly, it can interfere with blood flow as well as force the heart to work harder to supply the necessary blood to the rest of your body.
· Shortness of breath
· chest pain
· loss of consciousness
· irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia)
Types of aortic valve disease that may require treatment with aortic valve repair or replacement include:
Cardiology research Journals like Clinical Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine (CCCM) provides a global open access platform to put forth the ongoing research, reviews articles related to aortic valve replacement and its techniques.