Aortic Stenosis Resources

Whether you’ve only begun experiencing symptoms or you’re preparing for a valve replacement, find the information you need to take control of your health.

Learn about Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis is one of the most common and serious valve disease problems

Video: What is Aortic Stenosis?

Watch this video to learn the need-to-know information on aortic stenosis.

Fact Sheet: Aortic Stenosis

Aortic stenosis fact sheet
Download this one-page fact sheet about aortic stenosis.

Guide: What is Aortic Stenosis?

Answers by Heart sheet on aortic stenosis
Get an overview of aortic stenosis.

Managing Aortic Stenosis Symptoms

Aortic stenosis may progressively become more severe over time. It’s important to identify and track your symptoms and their frequencies to determine if they're getting better or worse. Bring the symptom tracker to your next appointment.
Aortic stenosis symptom tracker

Aortic Stenosis Treatment Options

Aortic Valve Replacement Options

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Use this decision aid to learn your possible treatment options.

What is TAVI (TAVR)?

What is TAVR
TAVI, or TAVR, is a minimally invasive procedure that may be an option for you.

What is Heart Valve Surgery?

Heart valve surgery Answers by Heart sheet
If you need to have a heart valve replacement, you have several choices to consider.

Working With Your Health Care Team

Use these aids to help you make the most out of your next appointment.

Discussion Guide


aortic stenosis discussion guide

Use the Aortic Stenosis Discussion Guide to get the most out of your next appointment.

AS Care Team

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Learn about the team of health care professionals who will help you manage and treat your aortic stenosis.

Recovery & Support

Planning for Recovery

By planning ahead, you can help prepare yourself for a low-stress recovery. Find tips and resources so you can make a plan and know what to expect during recovery.
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Video: Jim's Aortic Stenosis Story

Support That Lifts You Up

Our online community of survivors and caregivers is here to keep you going no matter the obstacles. Discover support from others living with Aortic Stenosis.
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Watch, Learn and Live

See your cardiovascular system in action with our interactive illustrations and animations.

Share your personal story

We believe it’s important to shine a spotlight on aortic stenosis survivors because they can inspire and help fellow survivors through their journeys, and help other people understand what it’s like to have aortic stenosis. If you are interested, email a summary of your story to [email protected].