Penn Heart and Vascular

Mitral Valve Procedures at the Heart Valve Disease Program

Quality & Outcomes: Mitral Valve Procedures

The team of highly skilled physicians at Penn plays a national leadership role in major clinical trials to evaluate devices for heart valve disease and the surgical refinements needed to implant them. This team has also initiated a series of new and innovative techniques for heart valve repair and replacement.

Mitral Valve Repair & Replacement Procedures FY 2005 - FY 2014, N = 4662

Year Isolated MV Repair Isolated MV Replacement MV Repair and Other MV Replacement and Other
2005 103 49 185 76
2006 97 34 230 74
2007 108 46 227 98
2008 105 40 220 113
2009 98 52 215 98
2010 132 71 184 108
2011 131 73 192 118
2012 125 56 200 90
2013 128 67 192 93
2014 111 52 162 109
  • Isolated MV Repair
  • MV Repair and Other
  • MV Replacement and Other

W. Clark Hargrove, III, MD, is a national leader in minimally invasive port access mitral valve repair. Since 1998, he has performed more than 1,000 mitral valve operations at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center using the port access approach.

Pavan Atluri, MD, has a clinical focus on minimally invasive techniques for mitral valve repair, and he has published extensively on the topic. He routinely performs minimally invasive mitral valve repairs with port access and robotic approaches at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

Approximately 85 percent of mitral valve operations performed at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center were minimally invasive mitral valve repairs.

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