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About Percutaneous Pulmonary Valve Replacements

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Eaton Building - 2nd Floor, in the Cardiac I​​​nvestigations Unit (CVIU)​
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What We​ Do​

A leaky valve can lead to arrhythmias, heart failure and even sudden death. A percutaneous pulmonary valve replacement is a less invasive, non-surgical approach developed to control the harmful effects of early repair and multiple operations.

It involves using a bovine valve sutured inside a balloon expandable stent to replace the pulmonary valve.

Hours & C​​​ontact​

Toronto General Hospital
Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons
Friday all day

​​Inquiries should be directed to Nurse Coordinator Sue Jimeno
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6258​ ​

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