Focusing on You: Repairing the Heart with Minimally Invasive Procedures

PFO Closure and Stroke Prevention

Dr. Eduardo de Marchena, director of the International Structural Heart Interventional Training Program at UHealth, the University of Miami Health System, discusses the benefits of PFO closure, a minimally invasive procedure used to repair a hole in the heart.

 

Alternatives to Open Heart Surgery

For some patients, minimally invasive procedures used to prepare the heart are a safer option than traditional open heart surgery. Dr. Eduardo de Marchena explains who the best candidates are for these transcatheter techniques.