An aortic valve replacement (AVR) is a type of open-heart surgery that treats the problem related to the heart’s aortic valve. The aortic valve is responsible to regulate the flow of blood pumped by the heart to the entire body. Cardiologists explain the aortic valve contains three tissue flaps called cusps; hence it is a tricuspid valve. A […]
When the heart’s valves malfunction, it can disrupt proper blood flow. Learn more about heart valve disease and how it affects the body, here.