What is Congenital Heart Disease?
Congenital heart disease, also known as CHD, is one of the most common birth defects in the United States. Approximately 40,000 babies are born each year with CHD. People with CHD have a heart that does not develop normally. Find out more about:
Pulmonary Valve Conditions
Failure of the Pulmonary Right Ventricular Outflow Tract (RVOT) and its Symptoms
Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) Therapy
A minimally invasive option for your pulmonic valve or failing RVOT
Have you been told that TPV therapy may be an option for you? Learn about this less invasive procedure and if it is right for you. Find out how to prepare and what to expect during the treatment, as well as tips for getting back to life following TPV therapy.
The Edwards SAPIEN XT Transcatheter Pulmonic Valve
TPV therapy with the Edwards SAPIEN XT valve is meant to delay the need for additional open heart surgeries for as long as necessary while restoring the function of your heart’s pulmonic valve. The SAPIEN XT valve treats adults and children who have a narrowed and/or leaky RVOT.