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About Heart Valves
New to managing your heart valve condition? The American Heart Association encourages you to learn about how your heart works and how each of the valves function. When you understand the specifics of what your doctor or healthcare team is trying to evaluate and accomplish through treatment, you?ll be better equipped to help great decisions.
Heart Attack Recovery
Where were you when you had your first heart attack? Don't wait for a second. Make preventing another heart attack your first priority. Learn how!
Fetal Echocardiography / Your Unborn Baby's Heart
The American Heart Association explains fetal echocardiogram; a specialized cardiac test for expectant parents on their unborn child.
Angina (Chest Pain)
The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.
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.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation
Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
Types of Replacement Heart Valves
If you need to have a heart valve replacement, there are several choices to consider when selecting the type of valve you need. Learn more about them.
Flu and Pneumonia Prevention
The American Heart Association explains the risks of flu and pneumonia for those with heart disease.
Risks for Heart Valve Problems
Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
Recovery and Healthy Living Goals for Heart Valve Patients
Read articles for a strong recovery from heart valve treatment, download patient hand outs, and cheer yourself on as you reach your healthy living goals.