Temecula Valley Hospital performs 1st TAVR procedure

Doctor with stethoscope
Valley News - Health
TEMECULA – Patients who suffer from severe aortic stenosis, which is the narrowing of the heart’s aortic valve opening that restricts blood flow, now have a new option available at Temecula Valley Hospital. The first TAVR procedure happened this past week at Temecula Valley Hospital. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement or TAVR is an advanced heart valve replacement procedure that is minimally invasive procedure and could reduce patients’ recovery time.“We are very pleased to offer this revolutionary procedure to replace a defective heart valve without open-heart surgery to our patients locally,” Dr. Harit Desai of Temecula Valley Hospital said. “Only a few hospitals have the capability to perform this advanced procedure, and this milestone highlights our commitment to
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