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Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
Heart Valve Problems and Causes
If you?re seeking to better understand a heart valve problem, the American Heart Association can help. Learn about potential problems and causes of heart valve issues.
Heart Valves and Circulation
To fully understand your valve condition or the problems you or your loved one may be facing, it helps to understand the basics of heart valves and circulation.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation
Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
When A Heart Murmur Signals Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
Finding the Right Doctor
The American Heart Association explains that choosing the right doctor for you can be a confusing process, but it doesn?t have to be. Try these tips.
Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation
Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
You and Your Healthcare Team
The American Heart Association explains that you can improve the care you receive by talking with your healthcare team about your concerns, asking questions and getting the facts.
Roles of Your Four Heart Valves
To better understand your valve condition and to help prepare you to understand everything your healthcare provider will discuss, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.