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Videos about heart valve disease

What is heart valve disease, how can it be treated?

Aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation are two of the most common forms of heart valve disease. Here, Professor Ben Bridgewater and GP Dr Jarir Amarin, explain the symptoms and potential treatments.

What is Heart Valve Disease?

Missed opportunities and diagnosis

The symptoms of aortic stenosis can sometimes be mistaken as being simply part of the ageing process. GP, Dr Jarir Amarin, explains that the disease can be diagnosed by effective use of the stethoscope and he suggests important moments when patients should be screened for aortic stenosis.

Diagnosis

Mike's Valve Disease Story

Mike is a trustee for Heart Valve Voice. In 2010 Mike collapsed at the gym after suffering from a cardiac arrest due to his untreated aortic stenosis, the most common form of heart valve disease in over 60s. In this short film, Mike discusses his experience and revisits the Hillsborough Leisure Centre where the dramatic event occurred.




Mike's Valve Disease Story