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  • 21. Heart Valve Surgery Goals When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.
  • 22. 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.
  • 23. Options for Heart Valve Replacement Learn about the different types of heart valve replacement - most commonly the aortic valve and mitral valves.
  • 24. Ross Procedure The Ross procedure is often very effective for treating damaged aortic valves. Learn why it works
  • 25. Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
  • 26. Getting an Accurate Heart Valve Diagnosis In order to decide the best treatment for your heart valve condition, you?ll need a careful evaluation. An accurate diagnosis helps you and your treatment team determine the risks and benefits of your treatment options.
  • 27. 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.
  • 28. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.
  • 29. 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.
  • 30. 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.


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