Explore our frequently asked questions below and get the information you need to find timely treatment for 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)?
How is aortic stenosis diagnosed?
What are the treatment options for aortic stenosis?
What is a Heart Team?
What is the process for a treatment evaluation?
What tests will my doctor perform to determine which treatment is right for me?
Who is eligible for TAVI?
What is TAVI (transcatheter aortic valve implantation)?
What are the different approaches used to perform TAVI?
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?
What should I expect directly after my TAVI procedure?
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?
Are there resources available to better understand aortic stenosis and treatment options?
How can I find a Heart Centre near me?