Congenital heart disease refers to defects in the heart, its valves, or its arteries that people are born with. There are many types of this disease—and many ways to treat them. At UR Medicine Cardiac Care, our surgeons specialize in the most effective surgical procedures for correcting these conditions, including treatments for adult patients, to provide greater potential for a long, healthy life.
The UR Medicine team performs many types of reparative heart surgery. Some common procedures include:
This type of procedure relieves pain, but doesn't necessarily correct the actual defect. Our surgeons perform many types of palliative surgery to make patients feel more comfortable. Some common procedures include:
For details on congenital heart surgery at UR Medicine, call (585) 275-2735.