Heart Valve Surgery

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Heart valve replacement surgery replaces an abnormal or diseased heart valve with a healthy one. The replacement valve can be mechanical (synthetic) or bioprosthetic (from an animal or human). In this animation, a diseased mitral valve is replaced by a prosthetic valve, restoring a normal blood flow pattern.

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