Mario Petrou is a specialist in aortic aneurysm surgery and is Head of Program for Complex Aortic Surgery in Oxford.
Mr Petrou is regarded as an authority on the procedures pertinent to those living with Marfan Syndrome
With a successful AVR operation, most patients can expect a marked improvement in quality of life as well as increased life expectancy.
Mario Petrou is trained and experienced in mitral valve repair techniques with a survival rate of over 99% and a repair rate of over 95%.
The Ross Operation is an excellent solution for younger patients who require aortic valve replacement (AVR) and who wish to avoid blood thinning drugs such as warfarin.
Beating heart bypass surgery can result in a shorter hospital stay, less trauma, less need for transfusions, and less chance of cognitive and neurological consequences, such as stroke
Mario Petrou offers a wide range of adult cardiac surgery procedures. He has been a consultant cardiac surgeon spanning over 15 years and is based in Oxford and London. He places great emphasis on a detailed pre-operative assessment, meticulous technical surgery and assiduous post operative care, and believes that all three components are essential to obtain the best results for patients.