Risk Factors For Valve Disease

Older age, history of infections affecting the heart, history of heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and congenital heart disease are some of the risk factors that you have to be aware of, because they can lead to valve heart disease. Concerning interventions, Dr. Ramon Quesada, Structural Heart and Complex PCI Programs at Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, says any surgical procedure has possible complications, but with the use of less invasive procedures the chance of having complications is reduced.

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