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Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a procedure to restore blood flow to the heart muscle without open-heart surgery.
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Aortic Aneurysm

An aortic aneurysm is when the wall of an artery becomes thin and weak in the aorta.
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Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Aortic Aneurysm Repair is a procedure used to treat an aneurysm (abnormal enlargement).
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Aortic Disease

Aortic disease includes conditions of the aorta, the main blood vessel in the body. 
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Aortic Dissection

Aortic dissection is when the walls of the aorta tear and separate and is life-threatening.
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Aortic Repair

Aortic repair is a surgery that treats an aortic aneurysm or enlargement of the aorta.
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Aortic Root Replacement

Valve sparing aortic root replacement repairs the portion of the aorta closest to the heart.
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Aortic Transection Repair

Aortic transection repair occurs when the aorta tears or ruptures from a traumatic injury.
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Aortic Ulcer and Hematoma

An ulcer is erosion into the aortic lining and a hematoma is bruising of the aortic wall.
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Aortic Valve Repair or Replacement

Aortic valve repair or replacement preserves the strength and function of the heart muscle.
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Aortic Valve Stenosis

Aortic valve stenosis occurs when the aortic valve narrows and can't open all the way.
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Atrial Septal Defect and Patent Foramen Ovale

An atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) are two types of holes in the heart.