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Stories about Aortic Valve Replacement

During this surgery, the damaged valve is removed and replaced with an artificial valve. The valve replacement is typically an open-heart surgery.

Melissa Williams

Aortic Valve Replacement

I wanted to take a moment and say THANK YOU to the TAVR team!!! They were outstanding on so many levels!  It all started in April of 2013.  My sweet father-in-law, Billy V. Williams, was having fainting spells and was later told it was related to his heart. After a multitude of testing, decisions had […]

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Kay Morris

Aortic Valve Replacement, CABG, Open Heart

"I’ve been a nurse for over 40 years and I always knew what to look for when it came to heart disease. I have always been very active. I love tennis and play almost daily. The only symptom I had was shortness of breath."

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Cardiovascular conditions affect more Americans than any other disease in the United States. It takes bravery to fight heart disease, and having a community of support makes a world of difference.

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