Resource for heart surgery patients: “A Patient’s Guide to Heart Valve Surgery” by Medtronic

Medtronic’s guide provides an overview for patients who have had or will have heart valve surgery and their caregivers. This comprehensive resource includes:

  • General information about the heart, including a description of how heart valves function
  • Examples of tests your healthcare provider may perform to diagnose valve disease
  • A list of valve disease symptoms and risk factors
  • Examples of non-surgical and surgical treatment options
  • Information about what to expect before, during, and after an operation
  • Special information for children with heart conditions
  • And more!


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