Though antibiotics used to be widely recommended for people with heart valve disease before a dental procedure, newer guidelines reserve that recommendation for only people most at-risk for infective endocarditis.
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4 Ways Your Heart Can Get in Trouble (and What to Do)
Your heart is a powerful pump. Disease can result in plumbing, wiring, structure and/or muscle problems. Our experts explain the four major types of heart disease and how they are treated.
What to Expect if Your Heart Valves Are Repaired or Replaced
A repaired or replaced valve may imitate a healthy, surgically untouched valve. However, it simply is not the same. For your long-term health, you should visit your cardiologist regularly.