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Peter was back on the course just weeks after his surgery

You might think heart surgery would have forced Peter to put his clubs away for good. Not for Peter. The minimally invasive TAVI heart procedure had Peter happy, healthy and on the golf course again in a matter of weeks.
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HVV Canada Joins Global Partners for #JustGO Campaign

We have joined with our global partners for the #JustGo Campaign, reminding heart patients that if your heart says so, #JustGo to the hospital or your doctor.

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Heart Valve Voice Canada Calls for the Prioritization of Heart Valve Disease Patients as Elective Surgeries Begin to Resume

Heart Valve Voice (HVV) Canada, a non-profit patient advocacy organization for those with heart valve disease, urges provincial governments and health care institutions to prioritize the treatment of heart valve disease patients as elective surgeries are reassessed and begin to resume during COVID-19.

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Heart Valve Voice Canada Joins Global Heart Hub

Heart Valve Voice (HVV) Canada, along with its Board of Directors, is pleased to announce that it has joined Global Heart Hub (GHH).

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May Update: COVID-19 and Heart Valve Disease

We have updated our website with answers to frequently asked questions, additional links and resources to help you stay informed, and access to a symptom tracker if you are awaiting or have recently received heart valve treatment or surgery.

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Heart Valve Disease and COVID-19

With the recent developments of COVID-19, Heart Valve Voice Canada and its Board of Directors believe it is important to share information regarding what heart valve disease patients should be aware of during this time.

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Call for Board of Directors Representative(s)

HVV Canada is currently seeking up to four (4) additional Board members who represent patients, families/caregivers, or non-clinical areas related to heart valve disease.

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Valve Disease Day 2020

Heart Valve Voice Canada is proud to be participating in Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day on February 22, 2020. After an eventful 2019 for our organization, we’re excited to continue to the momentum as we join with others in the movement to raise awareness of heart valve disease in Canada and across the world.

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MPP Event at Queen’s Park Update

HVV Canada hosted a luncheon at the Ontario Legislative Assembly in Toronto on December 2, 2019.

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Complimentary Stethoscope Check Event Update

On December 9, 2019, HVV Canada offered complimentary stethoscope checks at the Newmarket Seniors’ Meeting Place in Newmarket, Ontario.

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Upcoming Event: Complimentary Stethoscope Checks in Newmarket, Ontario

On December 9, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:30pm, Heart Valve Voice (HVV) Canada will conduct complimentary stethoscope checks at the Newmarket Seniors’ Meeting Place.

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Patient Success Story: John's Story

At 54, John found out that he had a severe aortic stenosis and an AAA aneurysm. He decided on a bio-tissue SAVI (Surgical Aortic Valve Implant), and ten weeks post-surgery found himself back at work with a new perspective on life and a new appreciation for what's important in it.

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TAVI Campaign Update

We offer a huge shout out to the thousands of Ontarians who added their voice this past Spring to our first digital advocacy campaign focused on improving access to the Transcather Aortic Stenosis Implantation (TAVI) procedure!

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Patient Success Story: Getting Back on Course

Peter has been an avid golfer in his retirement years, but after he was diagnosed with aortic stenosis at 74 years old, the symptoms prevented him from playing his beloved sport. You might think heart surgery would have forced Peter to put his clubs away for good, but not for Peter.

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Heart Valve Disease Patients and Caregivers Invited to Share Experiences with Health Quality Ontario

Health Quality Ontario, the provincial advisor on the quality of health care in Ontario, is looking to speak with patients and caregivers who’ve had experience with narrowing of the aortic heart valve, or aortic stenosis.

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Heart Valve Voice Canada Launches on Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

Heart Valve Voice Canada is proud to officially join its Heart Valve Voice counterparts around the world to provide a voice to Canadians affected by heart valve disease - and what better day to do so than today, Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day!

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