What Types of Heart Diseases are Treated with Surgery?

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A lot of different types of heart disease are treated with surgery. Valve heart disease, so disease that affects the heart valves, most commonly are treated with surgery. Of course I say that you always have to try non surgical approaches first for any kind of heart disease. If there medicines fails then typically we resort to surgery or International cardiology in the Cath Lab.

But valve disease is something that's very commonly treated with surgery. Coronary Artery disease is something that's very commonly treated with surgery. And then, congenital heart defects are very commonly treated with heart surgery I congenital heart defects being what I practice and that's kids were born with heart malformations that typically are things holes inside the hearts or narrowed valves.

And that's obviously not something you can fix with medication, you can't fix a hole inside somebodies heart with a pill so that something that requires.