Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

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Sanjiv M. Patel, MD
Featured speaker:

Sanjiv M. Patel, MD

Specialties:
  • Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Dr. Patel is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, nuclear cardiology and adult echocardiography. He has been in practice in Orange County since 2008. He went to medical school at St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies, and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center in Patterson, New Jersey. Dr. Patel completed his Cardiovascular fellowship at Seton Hall University in South Orange, New Jersey, where he also completed his fellowship in interventional cardiology and was a Chief Cardiology Fellow. Dr.

Podcast Summary

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that allows the aortic valve in your heart to be replaced with a new valve while your heart is still beating. The procedure is less invasive than traditional open-heart surgery with a much faster recovery time. Interventional Cardiologist, Sanjiv Patel, M.D., will discuss the how the procedure works, who qualifies as a candidate, symptoms of aortic stenosis, risks and recovery time, and heart-healthy tips for a patient after the procedure is performed.