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Aortic valve replacement

The aortic valves are in the heart to keep blood flowing in the right direction. Valves may be faulty at birth, or become damaged due to illness. Learn how to prepare for the procedure and what to expect.

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Controlling coronary heart disease

If you are living with coronary heart disease, making healthy lifestyle choices can greatly reduce your risk of further heart problems. Find out more here.

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5 ways to reduce your risk of heart disease

Nine in 10 Australians have at least one risk factor for heart disease, but there are ways to reduce your risk, keep your heart healthy, and raise awareness and funds for research.

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Heart problems and cardiovascular health

Trusted information on heart and cardiovascular health, plus links to trusted resources.

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What causes heart failure?

Information on what causes a heart failure and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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Staying healthy when you have a heart condition

It's important to stay healthy if you have a heart condition and you can look after your heart by having a healthy lifestyle. Find out more about having a healthy lifestyle by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Heart transplants

A heart transplant is an operation to replace a damaged or diseased heart with a healthy donor heart. Learn what’s involved both before and after the procedure.

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Heart disease surgery

Trusted information about heart disease surgery from leading Australian health organisations, including links to cardiovascular disease.

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Aortic stenosis

Aortic stenosis is a heart condition affecting the aortic valve. The aortic valve is like a one-way door leading out of the heart. In aortic stenosis, the opening is narrowed, making it harder for the heart to pump blood through the valve.

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The heart pumps blood around the body to supply tissues with nutrition and oxygen. Find out about how it works and common conditions of the heart.

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