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  • 31. 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.
  • 32. Problem: Mitral Valve Prolapse Mitral Valve Prolapse is condition in which the two valve flaps of the mitral valve do not close evenly. Learn about MVP's symptoms and treatment.
  • 33. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems or valvular heart disease.
  • 34. Heart Valves Explained The American Heart Association explains heart valves.
  • 35. 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.
  • 36. What is TAVR? Patients who cannot tolerate surgery for aortic valve replacement may be good candidates for a less invasive approach called TAVI or TAVR.
  • 37. Problem: Aortic Valve Stenosis Aortic stenosis (or AS) is a narrowing of the aortic valve opening. Learn how it affects the heart valve and what you can do about it.
  • 38. Your Heart Valve Surgery Brochure This 24-page brochure covers the entire spectrum of topics around heart valve surgeries: common disease that affect the heart valves, replacement options, surgery preparation, post-surgical expectations and returning home.
  • 39. 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.
  • 40. Make Your Winning Post-Surgery Recovery Plan A little planning goes a long way when it comes to heart valve surgery. We have tips and checklists to help.


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