Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR)

Patient education

Patient education for aortic stenosis (AS) and transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). We want to support your efforts to educate severe aortic stenosis patients in a variety of ways. Browse our patient-friendly videos, webpages, downloads, and more.

Aortic stenosis education

Prepare your patients with My AS Journey

Empower your AS patients to engage in shared decision-making with the My AS Journey Interactive Toolkit. Connect them with online resources that help explain the journey ahead, from diagnosis and treatment through recovery. Patients can explore short videos, checklists, questions, and more.

View or download the toolkit below, and be sure to share this link with your patients

Screenshot of the My AS Journey on a tablet device

Show patients what AS looks like

Aortic Stenosis (AS) transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) app icon

Designed to help you educate patients more easily, this physician-facing app includes augmented reality views of aortic stenosis to share with patients during their appointment at the valve clinic.

TAVR education

TAVR patient education website

Share our website with your patients and let them explore. Bookmark for information on:

  • What is severe aortic stenosis?
  • What is a TAVR procedure?
  • The Medtronic TAVR valve
  • Benefits and risks of TAVR
  • Frequently asked questions
  • Patient stories

Patient education materials

Many patients prefer printed materials they can take home and browse at their own pace. We also have resources for your valve clinic use. Use the link below to order these helpful patient education materials:

Available in English and Spanish

  • Patient brochures
  • One-page handouts on diagnostic tests and valve information
  • TAVR patient education poster
  • Valve clinic flipbook

Show patients a TAVR procedure

Knowing what to expect can give patients comfort as they explore their treatment options. Share an overview of the Medtronic TAVR procedure with this informative patient procedural animation.

mp4 Download TAVR procedure video - English (.mp4)

Video will open in a new window; click the three vertical dots in lower right-hand corner to download.


mp4 Download TAVR procedure video — Spanish (.mp4)

Video will open in a new window; click the three vertical dots in lower right-hand corner to download.


Patient stories

Share a TAVR success story

Help curious patients gain more insight as they experience personal TAVR stories — directly from AS patients and physicians who have taken the journey together.

Steps to download: Videos will open in a new window; click the three vertical dots in lower right-hand corner to download.

mp4 Download Julia's story (.mp4)

Julia has a new lease on life after her TAVR procedure. Learn how this devoted family caretaker (and great grandmother!) spoke up and continued to advocate for herself. Now, she’s back to dancing with her love of 55 years — husband Jose. This video is in Spanish with English subtitles.


mp4 Download Darian's story (.mp4)

At 80 years old, Darian is living her life to the fullest, thanks to her TAVR procedure in 2021. She's back to the things that mean the most: cooking, gardening, and caring for her large family and friends — who gather at her home every weekend.


mp4 Download Gary's story (.mp4)

An avid (and excellent!) golfer, Gary found his energy declining and found himself short of breath doing his daily activities. After a routine doctor visit, Gary's heart team suggested TAVR for his symptomatic, severe aortic stenosis. After the procedure, Gary says he's "back up to the challenge" — working, gardening, and trying to keep up with his 20 grandkids.


mp4 Download Brenda's story (.mp4)

Brenda, a busy mom and grandmother, was diagnosed with severe aortic stenosis and underwent a TAVR procedure. Share her inspirational experience with your patients.


mp4 Download Ron's story (.mp4)

A former boxer, musician, comedian, and aspiring actor, Ron was experiencing advanced symptoms of severe aortic stenosis and found TAVR to be an excellent option after a previous open-heart surgery. Share his story (and his singing!).


mp4 Download Dolores' story (.mp4)

Dolores, a high surgical risk patient because of her age, shares her experience with TAVR after enduring bouts of dizziness. See how this great-grandmother got back to her beloved activities.


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