TAVR: Heart Valve Replacement

Heart Health | Online Events | February 7, 2018
New heart valve gets Kermit back on the court in two months

More than five million Americans are diagnosed with heart valve disease each year. Kermit, a patient who had the traditional open chest valve replacement surgery 14 years ago, and more recently the minimally invasive TAVR® (transcatheter aortic valve replacement) surgery. He was back to playing racquetball two months later.

Hear Kermit’s story and an explanation from Cardiologist Maen Nusair, MD, about the TAVR procedure at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington.