John Forrest, MD, an assistant professor of cardiology at Yale School of Medicine, quickly discovered Dolan’s aortic valve had become calcified, blocking blood flow to the heart.
The fix? Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). It's a minimally invasive procedure that delivered a replacement valve to Dolan’s heart. This short documentary catches up with Dolan a few months after the procedure, back on the tennis court.
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