TAVI is an alternative procedure for those who are not well enough for traditional open-heart surgery that is used to treat aortic valve replacement. Read more from one of our top cardiothoracic surgeons Mr Inderpaul Birdi on the procedure and its success rate.
If you live with atrial fibrillation, you will understand that if left untreated it can lead to the risk of a stroke. Fortunately, there are treatment options available that can help you to manage your condition. Leading cardiothoracic surgeon Mr Inderpaul Birdi explains more.
Mitral regurgitation is when the heart’s mitral valve doesn't close well enough during contractions, causing blood to leak and flow back into the heart. It's one of the most common heart valve diseases affecting up to 8% of the population. Mr Inderpaul Birdi, a leading cardiothoracic surgeon in London, explains this condition and how it can be treated.
Coronary bypass surgery has traditionally been a major procedure that involves breaking the breastbone to open the chest and reach the heart. However, minimally invasive approaches can now lower the risks and reduce the recovery time of these operations. Mr Inderpaul Birdi is here to explain the minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass (MIDCAB).