Patient's Guide to Heart Surgery.
In depth look at the heart, its valves, problems, preparing for and after surgery, the risks, recovery and medications. Includes a special note to family and friends and how to keep you heart healthy after the procedure.
A discussion about the repair and replacement as a surgical treatment for aortic stenosis.
The Bum Ticker
The authors story about going through open heart surgery to replace his aortic valve and aorta. From diagnosis to recovery.
Cardiothoracic Surgery of Savannah
Discussion about valve repair, valve replacement and life after the surgery.
Information about a newly approved heart valve for replacement surgery. Patient information. Need to register for 17 minute video.
Mid Atlantic Surgical Associates
Explanation of heart valves, reasons for needing surgery and pictures of all types of replacement valves available.
Mitral Valve Repair NY
Surgeon at Mount Sinai Medical Center explains the function and diseases of valves, and what treatments are available.
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons: Patient Information
Causes of malfunction, warning signs for a failing valve, how to know if surgery is needed, options for replacement, what the difference is between mechanical and biological replacement valves, why surgery is necessary, risk of surgery and how will I be after surgery.
St. Jude Medical: Patient Information
FAQs about heart valve surgery, post operation and artificial valves.
Surgical Associates of Texas: Patient Information
A discussion about heart valves, valve diseases, symptoms, and surgical procedures.
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