Heart Valve Disease (Heart Murmur)

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has various leaflets on heart valve problems.

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British Cardiac Patients Association

Offering support, reassurance and information to all cardiac patients. Representing patients in local and national issues relating to coronary heart disease.

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Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke Association

Provides research, advocacy and lobbying, health promotion and care services.

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Thoracoscopically assisted mitral valve surgery

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Percutaneous mitral valve annuloplasty

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Percutaneous mitral valve leaflet repair for mitral regurgitation

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Percutaneous fetal balloon valvuloplasty for aortic stenosis

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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Heart Valve Disease

Information from the British Heart Foundation.

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Understanding Heart Valve Problems

Information from Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland.

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Heart Murmurs

Information from the Children's Heart Federation.

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Aortic Valve Replacement

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Heart Valve Disease

Information from BUPA.

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Heart Valve Surgery

Information from BUPA.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7750 (v7)
Last Checked:
15 December 2011

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