Valve Replacement and Repair Surgery in Singapore

Heart illnesses are complex health concerns today.

In Singapore, statistics in 2018 have shown that 17 people die daily from cardiovascular diseases according to MyHeart.Org. Heart illnesses are deadly and can cause more health implications without proper treatment and medical attention. Thus, it is imperative to address heart health issues immediately to prevent further health complications. 

Some common medical treatments that are being used to address prominent heart health issues in Singapore are valve repair surgery, valve replacement and aortic valve sparing root replacement.

Seasoned practitioner Dr Loh Yee Jim conducts an extensive number of treatments in Singapore. Dr Loh is best known for his valve repair and replacement surgeries as well as Aortic Valve Sparing Root replacement treatments. These treatments target problematic areas in the valves of the heart to improve heart and overall health.

Read on to find out more how the surgeries Dr Loh specializes in.

Surgery for Ischaemic Heart Disease

  • Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting (CABG)
  • Reoperative Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
  • Endoscopic/Open Vein Harvest (EVH)
  • Endoscopic/Open Radial Artery Harvest (ERH)

Valve Repair and Replacement for Valvular Heart Disease

  • Valve Repair or Replacements (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid and Pulmonary valves)
  • Aortic Valve Sparing Root Replacement (David Procedure)
  • Surgery for Valvular Endocarditis

Surgery for Heart Failure

  • Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Mechanical Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Left Ventricular Reconstruction for Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy

Thoracic Aortic Disease

  • Ascending Aortic Dissection/Aneurysm
  • Aortic Arch Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Sparing Root Replacement

Surgery for Cardiac Rhythm Disorders and Tumours

  • Arrhythmia Surgery, including Atrial Fibrillation Surgery
  • Pacemaker Implantation and Change
  • Cardiac Tumour Resection

More about Dr Loh and How to Reach Us

Dr Loh is an experienced and competent practitioner who has been an active participant and contributor to medical research. He has served at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH) and has obtained numerous grants for his medical research at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

In 2018, Dr Loh was appointed as a member of the Residency Advisory Committee. He continues to serve his patients in Singapore.

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