QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR HEART TEAM

Print or download this list of questions to discuss with your heart team

  • I have chest pain, with fatigue, and a shortness of breath. What do you recommend?

  • How Is TAVR different From Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement (SAVR) Surgery?

  • What medical tests should I take?

  • Will I need anesthesia?

  • Should I continue taking my normal medications?

  • Will I need to change my diet or exercise routine?

  • How does TAVR work?

  • How long is the procedure?

  • What complications might I expect (stroke, etc.)? How can they be avoided?

  • What is embolic protection?

  • Does using an embolic protection device during the procedure carry any risks?

  • What is the expected recovery time for TAVR?

  • Do I need assistance after the procedure to help me recover?

  • Will I be able to return to normal activities after TAVR?

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