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"MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Structural Heart Disease Discussion with PCA's Medical Director Dr. Cheng-Han Chen"
Dr. Chen is responsible for PCA’s Structural Heart Disease Program, which includes TAVR, MitraClip and the latest structural heart disease interventions.
Structural heart disease covers a wide range of cardiac conditions, including valvular heart disease and defects in the muscular structure of the heart. The disease may be congenital, as well as acquired. As the American population ages, acquired disease, such as calcific (senile) aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation has increased in importance, with 12% of adults over the age of 75 being diagnosed with the disease.