Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Replacement

Feb 18, 2016, 7:30:00 AM

Ankara, Turkey

TOBB ETU Hospital is an institution committed to respecting patient rights; their needs and demands, without compromising on ethical values and it provides an accessible, continuous, reliable and high quality of health care services in accordance with modern standards.

00 90 850 532 6249

Yaşam Caddesi No:5 Söğütözü 06510 Ankara / Turkey

Why should I trust this hospital ?

TOBB ETÜ (University of Economy & Technology) from the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey has been set up with an aim to provide world-class cardiac care in Turkey. Since 2006, TOBB ETÜ Cardiac Center has treated more than 30.000 patients and has completed over 26.000 angiographies. The Department of Cardiovascular Surgery exists since 2009 and performed more than 6.000 heart surgeries. TOBB ETÜ has a staggering success rate of 99.6% in bypass surgeries and overall 98.6% in cardiac surgeries including emergency cases. These results are comparable with best clinics in the world.

The leading cardiac specialist Tayfun Aybek, MD, PhD adopts "team-based" approach as a principal and has created experienced, motivated and a highly capable team who protects patient rights without compromising on medical ethics. He is board-certified by the German Board of Cardiovascular Surgery. He worked more than 20 years in Germany at the University of Frankfurt (Johann Wolfgang Goethe) and at the Cardiac Center Rotenburg.

Medical Experts

Cardiovascular Surgery
About Me

Prof. Dr. Tayfun Aybek was born on the 6th of November, 1967 in Eskişehir, Turkey. He was graduated from Cerrahpaşa Me...


Number of Procedures Performed: As chief surgeon, Prof. Aybek at the University of TOBB, Ankara/Turkey, he perform near to 1,000 heart surgeries each year. The majority of Dr. Aybek's procedures are heart valve procedures, especially mitral valve surgery. Dr. Aybek performs more mitral valve surgeries each year than any other surgeon in the world (250 cases/year).

Success Rates:

The mortality rate of minimally invasive mitral valve repair at the TOBB University amounted to 0.4%.

Please check Prof. Aybek's statement about "Closed Chest" Mitral Valve Procedures (via 4 cm endoscopic mitral valve surgery) at the page : as well as please visit Dr. Aybek's Web Page & see statement about Key Hole Cardiac Surgery at :

To Compare the results with STS please check the link below :


1) Trends in mitral valve surgery in the United States: results from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database. 2009 May;87(5):1431-7

Package Content

- All in hospital medical examinations before and after procedure (Mitral Valve Surgery, Repair or Replacement)

- Hospital stay up to 10 days*, with one additional bed for patient relatives

- All inclusive package during accommodation in hospital

*After 10 days additional fee can be charged (appr. 500 USD / per day)


  Private room
  Dietary assistance
  TV in the room
  Free Wi-Fi
  Safe in the room
  Phone in the room
  Insurance Assistance
  Translation services

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