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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.
Problem: Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic regurgitation describes the leakage of the aortic valve each time the left ventricle relaxes. Learn about ongoing care of this condition.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation
Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
Problem: Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
Tricuspid stenosis is a narrowing of the tricuspid valve opening. Learn how it affects your heart valves.
Your Heart Valve Surgery Brochure
This 24-page brochure covers the entire spectrum of topics around heart valve surgeries: common disease that affect the heart valves, replacement options, surgery preparation, post-surgical expectations and returning home.
What are the signs of heart disease?
The American Heart Association explains that heart disease is a general term for several problems that, together, kill more Americans than anything else. Learn what to look out for.
Heart Valve Disease Sponsor Information
Learn about the sponsor of the American Heart Association's valvular disease education center.
Heart Valve Problems and Disease
The American Heart Association explains how your heart valves work and any problems or disease your valves can acquire, including regurgitation, stenosis and prolapse.
Recognizing the Symptoms of Worsening Heart Valve Disease
Would you recognize the symptoms of worsening heart valve disease? When heart valve problems are severe, there are often no recognizable symptoms until heart damage has progressed significantly,
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.