First Percutaneous TMVR

Posted On: January 26, 2022

Dr. John Galla (Cardiology Associates) and Dr. Charles Wyatt (Springhill Physician Practices – Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery) successfully completed at Springhill Medical the Gulf Coast area’s first percutaneous (TMVR) Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement in a patient.

first percutaneous (TMVR) Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement

The patient had previous heart surgery and was considered too high risk for repeat conventional surgery.  

The patient was discharged within 48 hours and is at home recovering.

Tags: Cardiac