Jehovah’s Witness Receives Bloodless Heart Valve Repair at MercyOne Siouxland

Melissa Luther is a busy mother of three from Naples, Florida.

But she had a problem, she was suffering from mitral valve regurgitation, a condition where the heart valve is leaking backward rather than one way like it’s supposed to.

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A picture of Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD wearing his Mercy One doctor attire.

About the Author

Giovanni B. Ciuffo, MD Director is an expert in Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery and Bloodless Heart Surgery is the outcome of his commitment to the development and improvement of both of these techniques. He runs a Cardiothoracic Surgery practice and manages Minimally Invasive and Bloodless Heart Surgery Program where he cares for patients from all over the country and locally. Click here to learn more about Dr. Ciuffo.

Board Certified:
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery