Results for 'heart valves'
Problem: Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral stenosis is a narrowing of the mitral valve opening. Learn about its causes and treatments.
Options for Heart Valve Replacement
Learn about the different types of heart valve replacement - most commonly the aortic valve and mitral valves.
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,
Newer Heart Valve Surgery Options
People with high risks and severe aortic valve tightness may be good candidates for a less invasive repair or an alternative treatment called a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)
Options for Heart Valve Repair
The goal of heart valve surgery is to cure the problem or lengthen life by restoring the function of your heart valves. Learn about valve repair vs replacement.
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.