Led by the expert cardiologists from Alegent Creighton Clinic Heart & Vascular Specialists, the multi-disciplinary Heart Valve Clinic provides several treatment options for patients with complex diseases of the cardiac valves.
Treatment options available include:
Minimally invasive surgery
Hybrid procedure (minimally invasive valve surgery with simultaneous percutaneous intervention)
Percutaneous valve repair
The Clinic also maintains a robust clinical database of complex valve disorders to support research and advances in the treatment of cardiac valve disease.
Who should be referred to the Heart Valve Clinic?
New treatments are now available at the Valve Clinic for patients previously thought to be untreatable:
Complex valve disease including:
For patients with co-morbidities and patients who have had multiple procedures and are not good surgical candidates
Percutaneous treatment for Atrial Septal Defect, Patent Foramen Ovale and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is also available.
How do I refer to the Heart Valve Clinic?
It’s simple, just call 402-398-5880 and a dedicated coordinator will answer all questions and schedule one appointment with all the necessary physician specialists, eliminating the need for the patient to make multiple appointments with multiple physicians. This coordination ensures smooth, efficient patient care.
What type of follow-up can I expect?
The referring physician will receive thorough follow-up including:
Test results via phone and mail
Collaboration on development of a care plan for the patient.