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  • 41. Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
  • 42. Options for Heart Valve Repair The goal of heart valve surgery is to cure the problem or lengthen life by restoring the function of your heart valves. Learn about valve repair vs replacement.
  • 43. Heart Valve Problems and Disease The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.


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