What You Should Know About Tricuspid Regurgitation
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Managing Your Tricuspid Regurgitation – Symptoms & Treatment The tricuspid valve is between the right atrium (a top chamber) and right ventricle (a
What Is Aortic Stenosis?
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What is Aortic Valve Stenosis? Every day, about 2,000 gallons of blood circulate through your heart. You have four valves in your heart to help control
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Procedure
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TAVR: Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement TAVR stands for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, a minimally invasive, catheter-based procedure to
Surgical Options for Mitral Stenosis
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Mitral Valve Repair and Treatment Mitral valve repair is one of the few cardiac procedures where a patient’s life horizon returns to what it would have
Overview of the Four Heart Valves
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4 Valves of the Heart: What Are They & How They Work The heart has four valves – one for each chamber of the heart. The valves keep blood moving
Rheumatic Heart Disease Causes and Treatment
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Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disorder caused by a Group A strep throat infection. It affects the connective
Aortic Regurgitation Means a Leaky Valve
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Aortic Regurgitation – A Leaky Aortic Valve Aortic regurgitation is the medical term for a leaky aortic valve. It is also known as aortic insufficiency
How to Decide Which Heart Valve Replacements to Use
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Heart Valve Replacement: Which Type Is Best for You? If you have a faulty heart valve, your doctor may prescribe medication or surgically repair it.
Mitral Valve Prolapse and the Benefits of Exercise
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Can You Have Mitral Valve Prolapse and Exercise? Yes, you can have mitral valve prolapse and exercise. In fact, most medical professionals agree that exercise
Does Mitral Valve Prolapse Cause Sudden Death?
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Common heart condition linked to sudden death A University of Adelaide-led team of researchers has found a link between sudden cardiac death (when the