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I have a ten year old aortic bovine tissue valve that requires [...]

Posted by @inquiring2013 in Heart & Blood Health, Oct 18, 2013

I have a ten year old aortic bovine tissue valve that requires replacing. I am a white male less than 60 years old and want to talk to a Mayo Clinic Professional to determine my valve replacement options.
Is an aortic valve replacement procedure only performed in Rochester?
Thank you for now.

Posted by @LeeAase, Oct 18, 2013

Thanks...I will be asking Dr. Timimi to get back to you on this.

@farris

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Posted by @mxg01, Oct 18, 2013

Aortic valve re-replacement can be performed at Mayo Clinic Rochester, Florida, or Arizona. If you have had congenital heart disease, then we would want to get you to an adult congenital specialist.

Posted by @LeeAase, Oct 18, 2013

Thanks, Dr. Grogan.

Joseph - if you are interested in an appointment in Arizona, Florida or Rochester, MN you can click the link in the top navigation or else go here http://www.mayoclinic.org/aortic-valve-disease/appointments.html

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