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  • 1. Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
  • 2. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 3. Estenosis aortica (EA) Estenosis aortica - Es un estrechamiento de la válvula o conducto que sale de la ventriculo izquierdo del corazón. Ésta es la cámara de bombeo principal del corazón.
  • 4. Karen Griffith's Story: A Positive Attitude Makes All the Difference Read Karen's story about facing heart valve surgery in her 80s.
  • 5. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
  • 6. Meet Mark Ridder - AHA Heart Valve Ambassador Read about Mark's journey with heart valve disease, which began in high school, when a heart murmur was detected in a routine physical exam. Later in life he was diagnosed with aortic valve stenosis, which ultimately turned severe enough to require valve replacement surgery.
  • 7. Understanding Your Heart Valve Treatment Options Recovery statistics are very good for people who receive proper treatment of their heart valve problems. Learn about the different treatment options available.
  • 8. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.
  • 9. Heart Valve Problems and Disease The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.
  • 10. "Innocent" Heart Murmur Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.


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