The most common congenital heart condition can go unnoticed for years without incident. But once it causes problems, surgery is the only fix.
Aortic Valve Disease
After a near-death health scare, renewed strength and hope comes thanks to a U-M cardiovascular care team and a committed advocate.
Ken Groom thrives at U-M Frankel CVC after another health system gives him no hope for survival.
After recovering from a potentially fatal heart condition, a mother promotes the lifesaving value of intuition.
A rare birth defect to the aortic valve can lie dormant for years. A look at the signs and symptoms — and how one woman beat the disease.