Aortic valve disease is a condition in which the valve between the left ventricle (main pumping chamber) of the heart and the aorta (main artery) to the body doesn't work properly. Aortic valve disease sometimes may be present at birth or may result from other causes over time.
The two types of aortic valve disease include:
The Steward Center for Advanced Cardiac Surgery is one of the fastest growing centers in the New England region for the treatment of aortic valve disease. Our senior cardiac surgeons work side-by-side with St. Elizabeth’s cardiology team to provide integrated, coordinated care for our patients. In addition to providing high quality care, our multidisciplinary teams are experts in diagnosing and treating various aortic valve diseases.
Offering innovative surgical procedures, which can improve patient outcomes and reduce recovery times, is paramount at the Center for Advanced Cardiac Surgery. Depending on a patient’s treatment plan, we are among select Boston hospitals to perform transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery. When open surgery is necessary, we also offer the widest range of less invasive options.
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