Millions of patients have mitral valve surgery each year.
Cardiovascular: Treatment & Surgery
Knowing how to operate and care for a ventricular assist device doesn’t just give patients confidence to leave the hospital.
A 16-year-old became the youngest patient at Michigan Medicine to have his aortic valve replaced using a transcatheter procedure.
A veteran and surgeon says deployment confirmed his commitment to serve others and always improve.
Patients who receive an implanted mechanical pump to support heart function must follow certain lifestyle guidelines. A nurse explains the basics.