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Heart Valve Diagnosis Criteria
As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, there are several criteria used to determine your particular needs.
Symptoms of Heart Valve Problems
Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
Congestive Heart Failure and Congenital Defects
The American Heart Association explains congestive heart failure, which can occur in children and adults with congenital heart defects.
Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
The American Heart Association explains why Fetal Circulation, circulation in the fetus, is more complicated than after birth.
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.
Deepak Srivastava: Saving Lives Through Research
Genetic researcher Deepak Srivastava shares how he saves lives through American Heart Association research funds.