Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), and others study new diagnostic tests and potential treatments for people who have mitral valve disease. Mayo Clinic researchers also have studied the most appropriate timing for mitral valve surgery for people. Read more on the cardiovascular research website.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on mitral valve disease on PubMed, a service of theNational Library of Medicine.

Read about the role of 3-D echocardiography in heart valve disease.

Nov. 19, 2012

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