Heart Valve Disease
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symptoms, diagnosis and treatments in Canada.
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Patient Success Story:
An Ironman Comeback
Avid cyclist and Ironman participant, Fabio had to take a break from sport because he needed heart surgery due to bicuspid aortic valve stenosis. However, it didn't take him long to get back on the bicycle and back in the race.See Fabio's story
During the Pandemic Heart Valve Disease Patients Are Encouraged to #JustGo and #StepUp
April 21, 2021
It is important for heart valve disease patients to prioritize their heart health during the pandemic. If you, or your loved one, are experiencing new or worsening symptoms of heart valve disease, don’t delay seeking care - #JustGo to the hospital or emergency department. Read more
Bryan’s Endocarditis Story
March 17, 2021
Bryan was born with Mitral Valve Prolapse and lived with the condition for many years. Later in life, after four misdiagnoses, he was identified as having infected endocarditis. After having to go on life support, Bryan encourages other patients to never underestimate the importance of early detection.Read more
Progress being made but more needed for heart valve disease patients in Canada
February 22, 2021
During Heart Month and on Valve Disease Day, Heart Valve Voice Canada is pleased to recognize recent advancements in treatment options for Canadian cardiac patients, but remains concerned about the continued delays and difficulties in accessing treatments as a result of the pandemic.Read more
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