Links to more detailed information on BAVD, AVR surgery, support groups, and fellow bloggers dealing with similar heart problems (and solutions!), all for your reading pleasure. If you run, or know of, a relevant blog or support group not listed below, please share the link in the comments section so I can add it!
Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease and Congenital Heart Defects
- Bicuspid Aortic Foundation: Common Questions
- Cleveland Clinic: Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
- International Society of Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease
- Living With Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Replacement Surgery
- American Heart Association: Options for Heart Valve Replacement
- American Heart Association: Ross Procedure
- American Heart Association: Types of Replacement Heart Valves
- American Heart Association: What is Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)?
- On-X Life Technologies, Inc: Tissue or Mechanical Heart Valve?
- St. Jude Medical: Mechanical Heart Valves
- WebMD: AVR Surgery
- American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Support Network
- Mended Hearts
- ValveReplacement.org Forum
- WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease