Treatment

Pulmonary valve disease treatment can include routine checkups or procedures to correct the problem. Some repairs to the valve can be made using a long, thin tube inserted in the groin and threaded to the heart. Surgery may be needed to repair or replace the pulmonary valve.

Clinical trials

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Pulmonary valve disease care at Mayo Clinic

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