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Problem: Heart Valve Stenosis
Stenosis is the term for a heart valve that doesn?t open properly. Learn about the different types of stenosis or stenotic valves.
Diagnosing a Heart Attack
The American Heart Association explains how a heart attack is diagnosed and the various cardiac tests and cardiac procedures for heart attack diagnosis.
Medications for Heart Valve Symptoms
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.
The American Heart Association explains why Fetal Circulation, circulation in the fetus, is more complicated than after birth.
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 Murmurs and Valve Disease
Problematic heart murmurs are most often related to defective heart valves. Learn more about ongoing care of this condition.
Travel and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains that traveling to a faraway place doesn?t need to be off limits because you have heart disease or are a caretaker of someone who has had a cardiac event like heart attack or stroke.
The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
Options for Heart Valve Replacement
Learn about the different types of heart valve replacement - most commonly the aortic valve and mitral valves.
Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral regurgitation is leakage of blood backward through the mitral valve each time the left ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.