Surgeons walk through mitral valve repair using pericardial tissue patches as performed robotically in a young woman with severe mitral regurgitation due to infective endocarditis.
Luke Marone, MD, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, explains the WVU HVI comprehensive approach to care, and how this vision combines with cutting-edge therapies to benefit patients.
The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute provides a wide-array of heart and vascular procedures through several highly focused centers with expertise in aortic valve disease; aortic surgery, mitral valve disease, atrial fibrillation, limb preservation, and advanced heart failure. Services include cardiac surgery, cardiology, vascular surgery, vascular and interventional radiology, thoracic surgery, and advanced imaging all in a new state-of-the-art, 10-story tower. The institute also specializes in repairing and replacing diseased and damaged heart valves using minimally invasive, robotic procedures.