Since 2006, HeartValveSurgery.com has developed several resources to help you better understand your diagnosis, your treatment options, your surgeon and cardiac clinic selection, and your recovery. Listed below, you will find resources created exclusively for patients and caregivers. We hope they educate and empower you.
5th Revised Edition of The Patient's Guide To Heart Valve Surgery – Read this practical book for heart valve surgery patients and their caregivers. Written by Adam Pick, the founder of HeartValveSurgery.com, this step-by-step guide helps patients avoid stress, know what to expect, and enhance recovery.
Surgeon Finder – Created by thousands of patients, caregivers, surgeons and cardiac centers, the Surgeon Finder is the world's only patient-recommended database of heart valve surgeons. You can search by location, by name, by problematic valve and by surgical procedure.
See Leading Cardiac Clinics – To help you research leading cardiac centers that specialize in heart valve treatment, our new 'Cardiac Clinics' section was launched in April, 2012. Now, with a few simple clicks you can go on virtual tours, meet surgeons, meet nurses, see patient success stories and more.
Connect With Other Patients – You are not alone. Meet patients -- just like you -- at our special community of patients and caregivers. This global community was designed to help you learn from other patients, stay connected with your support group, and empower you.
Visit Adam's Heart Valve Surgery Blog – Recognized as one of the 'Top 50' surgical blogs on the Internet, Adam Pick provides patients and caregivers the latest news, technology updates, patient tips, surgeon interviews and patient success stories.
Watch Educational Videos – Learn about heart valve disease, diagnosis and treatment options from the world's leading cardiologists and cardiac surgeons.