Departamentos y especialidades

Mayo Clinic tiene uno de los centros médicos más grandes y experimentados en los Estados Unidos, con sedes en Arizona, Florida y Minnesota. El personal, que está capacitado en muchas especialidades, trabaja en conjunto para garantizar una atención de calidad y una recuperación exitosa.

Departamentos donde se trata este trastorno

Investigación

Mayo doctors have been pioneers in many types of heart valve surgery, such as mitral valve repair and aortic valve repair, for many years. Mayo researchers study new procedures to repair or replace heart valves using catheter procedures, minimally invasive heart surgery and other surgical techniques.

You might have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. Read more about research in the Cardiovascular Research Center.

Areas of research include:

  • New procedures to conduct heart valve repair and heart valve replacement
  • Development of biological tissue valves using human tissue for potential use in heart valve replacement
  • Catheter procedures to repair or replace heart valves
  • Minimally invasive heart surgery to repair or replace heart valves
  • 3D printing of models of the heart and valves that doctors may study to prepare to conduct heart valve surgery
  • Use of blood-thinning medications in people with biological and mechanical tissue valves
  • Genetics of heart valve disease
  • Medical therapy for aortic valve stenosis

Publicaciones

Consulta una lista de publicaciones realizadas por los médicos de Mayo Clinic sobre la enfermedad de las válvulas cardíacas en PubMed, un servicio de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina.