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Results for ' heart murmur'
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  • 1. Innocent Heart Murmurs Brochure Calm parents' fears about murmurs with this brief but informative brochure. It reassures parents that an innocent murmur is a normal condition that doesn't indicate a disease, require medication, or put any restrictions on a child's normal activities or development.
  • 2. Risks for Heart Valve Problems Learn who is at risk of having heart valve problems, or valvular heart disease.
  • 3. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
  • 4. 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.
  • 5. 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.
  • 6. Heart Valves and Infective Endocarditis Learn about infective endocarditis and how it can affect your heart valves.
  • 7. "Innocent" Heart Murmur Although some heart murmurs do indicate heart valve problems, many heart murmurs are considered to be ?innocent? or harmless. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
  • 8. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
  • 9. Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
  • 10. Problem: Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation Tricuspid regurgitation is leakage of blood backwards through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.


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  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%