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6 in 10 heart valve patients didn’t have or recognize symptoms

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Beldon Russonello Strategists, on behalf of the Alliance for Aging Research. Report of Findings from Opinion Research Among Heart Valve Disease Patients; 2016. https://www.agingresearch.org/press-release/alliance-launches-aortic-stenosis-awareness-campaign/. Accessed February 2, 2018

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Title
Report of Findings from Opinion Research Among Heart Valve Disease Patients
Publication Date
2016
Authors
Beldon Russonello Strategists, on behalf of the Alliance for Aging Research
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