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Learn what to expect. Avoid stress. Enhance recovery.
Learn what to expect. Avoid stress. Enhance recovery.

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Did you have a great experience with your surgeon? Help other patients find their doctor by writing a recommendation! Click here to start: http://ow.ly/xILO2
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Are you or a family member preparing for heart valve surgery? Take a look at our video, featuring Dr. Larry Cohn of Brigham & Women's Hospital, to find out what you should do to get ready for the procedure: http://ow.ly/xILLO
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Physicians are researching "engineered tissue" valve replacements that are created from the cells of the person who needs a valve replacement. The goal is to create a valve of living, natural tissue that would grow and repair as the patient ages. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/xILHf
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The first the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) device for inoperable or high risk patients with severe aortic stenosis was approved by the FDA in 2011. Watch this video, featuring Dr. Michael Mack, to learn more about this procedure: http://ow.ly/xs3cJ
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Great inspiration! Miguel Cruz, a 103-year-old heart valve surgery patient, is still leading an active, healthy life and amazing his doctors. His secret? “A loving family, good friends and always staying busy. Don’t sit around.” http://ow.ly/xs384
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A new study shows that patients with bicuspid aortic valves - the world's most common congenital heart defect - have a higher risk of aortic aneurysms. Here's what you need to be aware of, and what to discuss with your doctor: http://ow.ly/xs33t
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Good recovery tip from Keith - use both hands during your recovery period to keep movements symmetrical and minimize pain: http://ow.ly/xs2Zs
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