The Mount Sinai Hospital ranks No. 10 among the nation's best hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery in the 2014-2015 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report. Read More
No Long-Term Survival Difference Found Between Types of Mitral Valve Replacements
April 14, 2015 - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai study shows there is a significantly higher long-term risk of stroke and bleeding associated with mechanical prosthetic valve replacement.
Study Published in JAMA Finds Tissue Valves As Safe As Mechanical Valves in Middle-Aged Patients Over the Long Term
September 30, 2014 - No significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates in younger patients who had aortic valve replacement with bioprosthetic valves compared with mechanical valves.
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David H. Adams, MD, is the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Professor and Chair of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery. Dr. Adams is internationally renowned for heart valve surgery and serves as Director of Mount Sinai's Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center. Read More