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  • 1. 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.
  • 2. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 3. Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
  • 6. Get With The Guidelines®-AFIB Overview Find out what Get With The Guidelines-AFIB does for hospitals and patients
  • 7. Patient Education Resources for Healthcare Professionals The American Heart Association helps your patients learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, HIV, hiv and your heart, tools, resources
  • 8. Who is at Risk for Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib)? Are you at risk for atrial fibrillation? Who is at risk for afib? The American Heart Association explains who is at risk for atrila fibrillation or afib and the risk factors for afib.
  • 9. Atrial Fibrillation in Children Atrial fibrillation is very rare in children. The American Heart Association explains what to do if your child has been diagnosed with afib.
  • 10. Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure (Spanish) This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke. It overviews the causes, symptoms and some of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.
  • 11. Northeast Atrial Fibrillation Webinars Join us for the new Get With The Guidelines - Atrial Fibrillation Webinar Series from the American Heart Association.
  • 12. Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
  • 13. 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.
  • 14. Non-surgical Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) What are the non-surgical procedures for atrial fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains the procedures for afib that do not require surgery, such as Electrical cardioversion, Radiofrequency ablation or catheter ablation, Pulmonary vein isolation ablation (PVI ablation or PVA) and AV node ablation with pacemakers.
  • 15. Treatment Options of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) How is atrial fibrillation treated? The American Heart Association explains the treatment for afib, afib medications, afib surgical procedures and afib non-surgical procedures.
  • 16. Living with Atrial Fibrillation Brochure This brochure discusses atrial fibrillation as a major risk factor for stroke and provides information on medications, including the anticoagulant warfarin - one of the most promising methods of treatment and prevention of stroke.
  • 17. Atrial Fibrillation Medications The American Heart Association explains afib medications, managing your prescriptions for afib, such as Blood thinners anticoagulants and much more.
  • 18. Problem: Aortic Valve Regurgitation Aortic regurgitation describes the leakage of the aortic valve each time the left ventricle relaxes. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 19. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 20. 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.
  • 21. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 22. Treatment and Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation The American Heart Association explains the treatment of AFib and prevention of atrial fibrillation.
  • 23. 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.
  • 24. Understanding Heart Valve Problems and Causes Many heart valve problems can be identified by the presence of a murmur. This can indicate valve problems such as stenosis, regurgitation, prolapse and atresia.
  • 25. Heart Valves and Circulation To fully understand your valve condition or the problems you or your loved one may be facing, it helps to understand the basics of heart valves and circulation.
  • 26. Heart Valve Disease Risks, Signs and Symptoms The American Heart Association provides information on the signs and symptoms of heart valve disease as well as who is at risk.
  • 27. Treatment Guidelines of Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF) What are the Treatment Guidelines of Atrial Fibrillation? The American Heart Association explains how to prevent a stroke, do you need aspirin or warfarin therapy for atrial fibrillation, C.H.A.D.S. risk. Download our printable treatment guidelines chart.
  • 28. 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.
  • 29. More Cardiovascular Conditions The American Heart Association helps you learn about heart disease and cardiovascular conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack, heart failure, arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease, congenital heart defects, diabetes, heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, cardiac rehab, peripheral artery disease, pad, cardiovascular conditions of childhood, tools, resources
  • 30. Options and Considerations for Heart Valve Surgery Heart valve disease is not a condition that should be ignored when treatment is recommended. Learn about the risks associated with treatment.


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