Meet Harry

As a lifelong mechanic and do-it-yourselfer, Harry knows that just about anything can be fixed. See how TAVR by Edwards Lifesciences put this maverick back on the road.

Big Lives After TAVR

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Rick's Big Life: Band of Brothers

A soldier, a retired cardiac surgeon, and a band leader—Rick's life has been about teamwork. Hear how he worked with his Heart Valve Team to fix his failing aortic valve.

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James' Big Life: Blazing Trails

Avid mountain climber, a nurse, and a loving husband—James didn't let severe aortic stenosis, also called heart valve failure, become his last adventure.

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Harry's Big Life: Nuts and Bolts

A mechanic, husband, and vintage car enthusiast—Harry was not about to let fixable become fatal.1

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Joy’s Journey: A “Waiting Is Not Winning” Story

One patient’s deeply personal experience with heart valve failure and TAVR (transcatheter aortic valve replacement).

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Real Patient Stories

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Dr. Dearman’s Story: The Best of Both Worlds

He’s a retired cardiac surgeon who also needed a TAVR. Hear about his experience.

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Norm's Story: Climbing to the Top

Norm shares why being your own advocate for TAVR may be one of the most important things you can do.

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Ken on TAVR vs SAVR (surgical aortic valve replacement)

After having both TAVR and open heart surgery, Ken shares his unique experience.

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Heart Valve Failure and Treatment

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What is Aortic Stenosis?

Learn about its causes, how it is diagnosed and its risks.

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A Cardiologist on Treatment Options

A cardiologist discusses the two main treatment options for treating heart valve failure.

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How Is TAVR Performed?

Watch this video to see how the TAVR procedure is performed.

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Join Heart Valve Strong

Heart valve failure is serious. Having the right tools and resources will help you speak up and take action before things get worse.2,3

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Each kit is packed with valuable information and resources to help you better understand TAVR.

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References: 1.Malaisrie SC, McDonald E, Kruse J, et al. Mortality while waiting for aortic valve replacement. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014;98(5):1564-1571. 2.Otto CM. Timing of aortic valve surgery. Heart. 2000;84(2):211-218. 3.Otto CM, Nishimura RA, Bonow RO, et al. 2020 ACC/AHA guideline for the management of patients with valvular heart disease: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Joint Committee on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2021;143(5):e72-e227.

Patients and/or clinicians quoted on this website have received compensation from Edwards Lifesciences.