WELCOME TO THE ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATION (AVM) COMMUNITY: This Patient-To-Patient Community is for discussions relating to Arteriovenous Malformations, which are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise during embryonic or fetal development or soon after birth. They are comprised of snarled tangles of arteries and veins.
American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association presents the Guidelines for Managing Patients with Valvular Disease. Use this link to access the guidelines:
Cleveland Clinic, the #1 Heart Center in the U.S. provides the following information for valve surgery patients and their families/friends:
For more information on valve surgery: