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Heart & Vascular Institutes
Diseases, Conditions & Treatments
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At the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute, multiple noninvasive imaging modalities are used to diagnose structural heart disease, including:
No medications are available to cure heart valve disease. However, lifestyle changes and medications may relieve many of the symptoms and problems linked to valvular disease. These treatments also can lower the risk of developing a life-threatening condition, such as stroke or sudden cardiac death.
Eventually, a faulty mitral or aortic heart valve may need to be dilated, repaired or replaced. Cardiologists and surgeons affiliated with the Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute use the least aggressive approach, preserving heart valves whenever possible. If a valve replacement is necessary, they are skilled at performing the most advanced techniques, including:
Because physicians affiliated with Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute are principal investigators in local, national and international clinical research trials, our patients have access to new medical therapies, innovative devices and technology very quickly after their introduction. Patients who qualify have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials of treatments not otherwise available. Learn more about our clinical trials »
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