Getting Heart Valve Surgery

If tests show that a valve needs to be reshaped, implanting an annuloplasty ring or band from Medtronic may have you feeling better almost immediately. If you need an artificial valve, you'll be joining the thousands of patients who resumed their normal, active lives, thanks to Medtronic valves.

Is It Right for You?

Your doctor will have to evaluate many factors to find out if you're a candidate for heart valve repair or heart valve replacement.
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Surgery: What to Expect

Find out what to expect before, during, and after your heart valve surgery.
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Personal Stories

Read about the experiences of people who have received our products and therapies. You’ll learn first-hand what life was like for these particular patients, both before and after treatment.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2010

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