Facts about TAVR

When Valve Surgery Is Not an Option, Think TAVR

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TAVR is a growing option for patients with aortic stenosis who need a new valve, but are considered too high risk for surgery. See how it works.

Tailored Treatment

Tailored Treatment for Your Valvular Heart Disease (Video)

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Patients with valvular heart disease should receive treatment that’s individualized for the best chance to achieve improved heart function and a better quality of life, says newly released treatment and classification guidelines.

You've been told you need heart surgery

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

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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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Chat With a Doctor: Heart Valve Diseases and Conditions

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What happens when one or more of your heart’s four valves don’t work properly? Ask questions about valve disease from top Cleveland Clinic heart surgeons at a live webchat Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at noon (ET).