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Jeanette

Aortic dissection, Cardiomyopathy, Heart valve problems

After going to A&E for an unrelated problem Jeanette was shocked to learn she had heart valve ...

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Nicky

Aortic aneurysm, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Nicky has known all her life that she was born with a bicuspid aortic valve, but it wasn’t until ...

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Pete

Heart valve problems

When Pete had open heart surgery to replace a heart valve, he discovered his surgeon and ...

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Peter

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Heart valve problems

As someone living with tachycardia, valve disease and an aortic aneurysm, Peter is all too familiar ...

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Merys

Aortic dissection, Atrial fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Heart valve problems

Cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation, heart valve disease and an aortic dissection are a lot to deal ...

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Marty

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Marty has refused to be defined by his congenital heart conditions, and his open heart surgeries. In...

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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

…15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, Jennifer’s ...

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Peta

Heart attack, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

Heart failure, a heart attack and two strokes have only just started slowing Peta down…...

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Kristine

Atrial fibrillation, Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

Kristine’s stroke back in 2004 was a mystery to doctors until they discovered a long list of ...

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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac arrest. ...

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Andrea

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

Andrea was born with a congenital heart condition and had pulmonary valve surgery at the age of ...

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Brenda

Congenital heart disease, Heart valve problems

When Brenda was born, her parents were told she probably wouldn’t live to the age of five. She is ...

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