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Alternatives to Aortic Valve Replacement: A Summary

The alternative treatment to an aortic valve replacement involves taking prescription medications. However, this may already have been tried in your particular situation.
 
Therapy through medications only serves to treat the symptoms of valve problems rather than the cause of them.
 
If you are considering taking medication as an alternative to aortic valve replacement, you should discuss this with your doctor and decide together if this is appropriate for you.
 
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