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http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20120329/local/New-procedure-for-sick-valves.413174
Learn more about Trans-aortic valve implantation (Tavi), an alternative to surgery that has shown very promising results!
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Become familiar with the symptoms of an aortic dissection; It may save someone's life, even your own.
http://rochester.patch.com/articles/here-s-how-one-crucial-hour-saved-rochester-hills-jogger-s-life#photo-9041978
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International singer Measha Brueggergosman describes her experience dealing with a torn aorta, and how she pulled through this past week.
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/life/Measha+Brueggergosman+found+hard+about+heart+disease/6171667/story.html
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What is aortic stenosis?

Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is a disease in which the opening of the aortic valve is narrowed, making it difficult for the heart to pump blood throughout the body.

http://www.ucaorta.org/aortic-stenosis.html
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Ed Cooning, inspired by his friend's history with Marfan Syndrome, created his own 44 mile supermarathon in the shape of a heart: http://blogs.indystar.com/fitforlife/2012/02/02/runner-with-big-heart-doing-44-mile-heart-shaped-run-friday/
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