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Prepare for Your Doctor Visit

Heart Valve Disease

To prepare for your doctor visit, here are some questions you may want to ask about heart valve repair:

  • How often should I schedule a follow-up visit?
  • Do I have any activity limitations?
  • When can I go back to work?
  • What medications will I be given and what do they do?
  • Are blood transfusions necessary?
  • What type of blood tests will be run?
  • What are the symptoms of valve repair or replacement failure?

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.