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  • 11. Understanding Your Heart Valve Treatment Options Recovery statistics are very good for people who receive proper treatment of their heart valve problems. Learn about the different treatment options available.
  • 12. Care and Treatment for Congenital Heart Defects The American Heart Association explains the Care and Treatment for adults and children with Congenital Heart Defects including Surgical procedures, Cardiac catheterizations, Heart transplants, Preparing children for surgery, Feeding Tips, Children's special needs, Physical activity for those with congenital heart defects and Recommendations for heart health.
  • 13. Congenital Heart Defects and Other Educational Brochures American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.
  • 14. Maine's Little Heart Hero Day Little Heart Hero Day in Maine for families affected by congenital heart defects. This family-friendly event will feature pumpkin decorating, live music, crafts and a chance for families to connect with one another.
  • 15. Congenital Heart Defects What is a congenital heart defect? The American Heart Association offers information about congenital heart defect, the risk of congenital heart defects in adults and children, the types of congenital heart defects, the symptoms of congenital heart defects, the diagnosis of congenital heart defects, the treatment of congenital heart defect and caring for those with congenital heart defects.
  • 16. Heart Valve Awareness: Seek Clarity About Your Risks Educate yourself about your heart valve disease by recognizing and monitoring your risks and working closely with your doctor.
  • 17. 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.
  • 18. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
  • 19. 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.
  • 20. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.

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