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The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
Heart Valve Surgery Goals
When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR or TAVI)
Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
Preparing Children for Surgery
The American Heart Surgery explains how to prepare children for heart surgery including Blood Transfusions, Talking to Your Child About Their Surgery, In the Operating Room, In the Intensive Care Unit, Further Hospital Care and Taking Care of Your Child at Home.
Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.
Congenital Heart Defects Surgery
The American Heart Association explains how to prepare for Congenital Heart Defects Surgery for adults and children.
Congestive Heart Failure
The American Heart Association explains how and why congestive heart failure is a risk for children and adults with congenital heart defects.
The American Heart Association explains that feeding your baby can be a challenge because and children with congenital heart disease and congestive heart failure or cyanosis (blueness) tend to gain weight more slowly.
Heart Valve Awareness: Seek Clarity About Your Risks
Educate yourself about your heart valve disease by recognizing and monitoring your risks and working closely with your doctor.
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.