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Ask the doctor. My 83-year-old father needs to have his mitral valve fixed. It took him a long time to recover from having an aortic aneurysm repaired, so he is procrastinating on the valve operation. Can he put it off? If not, are there alternatives to open-heart surgery?

Type
Published Article
Journal
Harvard heart letter : from Harvard Medical School
Publication Date
Volume
17
Issue
2
Pages
7–7
Identifiers
PMID: 17153756
Source
Medline

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