Category Archives: Treatments for heart valve disease

Palliative care

Sadly not all heart valve disease can be treated by keyhole or surgical operations. There [...]

Valve replacement

Mechanical (metal) valve About 20% of all surgical valves used in Europe and the USA [...]

Heart valve surgery

What is heart valve surgery? Heart valve surgery is a procedure where the surgeon enters [...]

Keyhole techniques

Balloon mitral valvuloplasty This is a procedure performed for patients with a condition known as [...]


In most cases patients who have a faulty heart valve that is causing symptoms or [...]

What is heart valve intervention?

There are many types of heart valve intervention. The commonest type is heart valve replacement [...]