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AUDIO: Dr. Lishan Aklog - Everything You Need To Know Before Your Heart Valve Replacement

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Hi, and thank you for joining us at EmpowHer – women’s health online. My name is Todd Hartley and I am here right now with Dr. Lishan Aklog - he is the Chairman of EmpowHer’s Medical Advisory Board. He is also the Director and Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Heart and Lung Institute of St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center and that’s in Phoenix, Arizona. Hi Dr. Aklog.

Dr. Aklog:
Hi Todd.

Dr. Aklog, there’s a lot of conversation going on about the different types of valve replacements that are going on inside of hearts and I know that Barbara Bush had one done in her 80s, Robin Williams in his 50s. What’s the difference between the different types of valves that we keep hearing about?

Dr. Aklog: That’s a great question.

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