Rakesh K. Pai MD FACC

Mitral Valve Regurgitation: Repair or Replace the Valve?

To treat mitral valve regurgitation surgically, the options are to repair or replace the mitral valve. Repair of the heart valve may be recommended if it is likely that the valve can be repaired and that the repair will last a long time. Valve replacement may be recommended if your mitral valve is seriously damaged and…

Electrical Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation

Discusses procedure that uses electric current to reset heart’s rhythm to its regular pattern. Covers its use to stop atrial fibrillation. Discusses what to expect after treatment, how well it works, and risks.