About Heart Valves

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New to managing your heart valve condition?

Heart valve anatomy animation

We encourage you to take time to learn how your heart works and how each of the valves function. When you understand the specifics of your condition, you’ll be better equipped to understand the treatment options.

Watch an animation of heart valve anatomy.

We have helpful media and tips from people who have walked the journey to wellness.

Valve disease treatment plans can be complex, with many factors determining who might be a candidate for medical therapy or valve repair or replacement. We want to help you be a well-prepared participant in your treatment decisions.

 


Sponsor

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The Edwards Lifesciences Foundation sponsors the AHA’s Heart Valve Education Center and Ambassador Program: Heart Valve Disease.

Heart Valve Disease Resources

Find out more about your heart valves and how to manage heart valve disease.