Aortic Valve Surgery
Aortic Valve Surgery is the valve between the aortic main vein and the left ventricle, which is the place where the blood is sent to the body in the great circulation, which is the clean blood circulation of the heart. Palpitation with exertion is the most prominent finding. It progresses insidiously and may cause heart enlargement and heart failure. Therefore, the surgery should be performed on time.
Minimally invasive techniques have been developed in the last 30 years due to the fact that aortic valve repair and replacement surgeries are routinely performed in the form of old open heart surgery by making an incision of 35-40 cm on the fibula bone and due to the delay of bone union with the high complications. The practice of removing the aortic valve by entering the aorta and replacing it with a new valve for 50-60 years has provided great experience and enabled the development of new types of heart valves. Today, both the successful application of minimally invasive (underarm minithoracotomy) techniques and advanced bileaflet (double leaflet) metal and biological heart valves have increased the success rate in these surgeries. The surgeries performed prolong the lifespan at high rates, such as 30-40 years. Aortic valve repair and replacement surgeries can be performed with minimally invasive (right armpit, anterior minithoracotomy) techniques.