Do you have questions about aortic stenosis and its treatment options?
Explore our frequently asked questions below and get the information you need to find timely treatment for aortic stenosis.
About heart valve disease and aortic stenosis
What is heart valve disease?
What is aortic stenosis?
What causes aortic stenosis?
What is severe aortic stenosis?
What is severe symptomatic aortic stenosis?
What are the symptoms of severe aortic stenosis?
How serious is severe aortic stenosis (also known as severe aortic valve stenosis)?
Diagnosis and treatment of aortic stenosis
How is aortic stenosis diagnosed?
What are the treatment options for aortic stenosis?
About transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)
What is TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation)?
What are the different approaches used to perform TAVI?
How could I benefit from a transcatheter valve implantation?
How long is the TAVI procedure?
How long does a transcatheter heart valve last?
What is TAVR, and is it different from TAVI?
How long have TAVI procedures been performed?
Are there different types of transcatheter heart valves and can I ask for a specific valve?
What are the potential risks or complications of TAVI?
Getting a TAVI evaluation
How do I know if TAVI is right for me?
What tests will my doctor perform to determine if TAVI is right for me?
What is the process for a TAVI evaluation?
What is a Heart Team?
Recovery from TAVI
What should I expect directly after my TAVI procedure?
What does life after TAVI look like?
About open heart surgery
What is open heart surgery?
How is open heart surgery performed?
How long does it take to recover from open heart surgery?
What are the potential risks or complications of open heart surgery?
Patient resources for aortic stenosis and treatment options
Are there resources available to better understand aortic stenosis and treatment options?
How can I find a Heart Centre near me?