Mitral Valve Surgery Outcomes

The mitral valve surgery volume has remained steady over the last 5 years.
Many of these procedures repair the mitral valve instead of replacing it.

2016 Mitral Valve Surgery Volume

Mitral valve repair procedures account for over 99% of the mitral valve procedures performed on patients with degenerative mitral valve disease.
Only 3 out of 372 mitral valves with degenerative disease were replaced over the last 5 years.

2016 Mitral Valve Repair Procedures

Mitral valve procedures performed via thoracotomy include complex redo operations, as well as primary minimally invasive procedures.

2016 Mitral Valve Thoracotomy Volume

More than three quarters of the mitral valve procedures are repairs. 

2016 Mitral Valve Procedures