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Adam's Heart Valve Surgery Blog
Adam Pick blogs about heart valve replacement and heart valve repair.
A patient education and support program launched by the American College of Cardiology. Their mission is to engage, inform and empower patients to better prepare them for participation in their own care.
Health on the Net Foundation
HON's mission is to guide internet users to reliable understandable accessible and trustworthy sources of medical and health information.
Heart Valve Journals
Now, all patients with heart valve disease can have a free, online journal to write about their experiences, post pictures and keep their friends and family updated on the patient's diagnosis, surgery and recovery.
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Mount Sinai Heart
World renowned physicians provide innovative approaches and advances in cardiac care.
STS Heart Surgery Terminology
STS Patient Information is created and maintained by members of the Society of Thoracic Surgerons (STS). It provides information about diseases treated by cardiothoracic surgeons.