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Top : Health : Conditions and Diseases : Cardiovascular Disorders : Heart Disease : Valvular (46 web sites)
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Guidelines for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease
A report of the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/98/18/1949

Heart Point
A lot to be found here, including regurgitation, causes of valvular disease, therapy and surgeries available. An excellent diagram of regurgitant mitral valve in motion is shown.
http://www.heartpoint.com/valvularheartdx.html

Heart Valve Answers - St. Jude Medical
Details on mechanical heart valves and tissue valves. Highlights patient stories and features information on valve durability, hemodynamic performance, operative risk and life expectancy.
http://health.sjm.com/heart-valve-answers.aspx

The Merck Manual
Looks at stenosis and regurgitation for aortic, mitral and tricuspid valves, their symptoms and signs, diagnosis and treatment. A look at pulmonary valves and idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.
http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/cardiovascular_disorders.html

euroSCORE for Patients
Provides an interactive tool that allows a patient to work out their own risk for all forms of cardiac surgery such as valve surgery.
http://www.euroscore.org/patienteuroscore2.html