Published by: American Heart Association
Product Code: 50-1704
National Health Information – Bronze Award Winner
This brochure gives patients a helpful overview of heart valve surgery so they can understand and discuss options with their healthcare professional. It explains how heart valves work, disorders, repairs (TAVR, Ross Procedure) and mechanical and biological replacement options. Also describes pre- and post-op procedures, in-hospital and at-home recovery, living with a new heart valve, and more.