You've been told you need heart surgery

You’ve Been Told You Need Heart Surgery (Video)

Tags: aortic valve disease, aortic valve surgery, heart surgery, heart valve disease, heart video, minimally invasive surgery, research, video

When you need heart surgery, do your homework to identify the right hospital and heart surgeon for you. Advance planning gives you tools to set a productive initial meeting and discuss your next options.


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‘Sleeper’ Cholesterol With Big Risks

Tags: aortic valve disease, heart, heart disease, heart health, high cholesterol, prevention, research

We manage the bad cholesterol and promote the good—but there’s a little-known type called Lp(a), and a recent study suggests that increased levels of it might cause aortic stenosis.


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Battling the Enemies of Innovation

Tags: aortic valve disease, discover, TAVR, transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Cleveland Clinic CEO and President, Delos M. Cosgrove, MD, discusses how surgeons have pioneered a new minimally invasive procedure to replace diseased aortic valves.