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Many cases of HVD are diagnosed during a routine physical check-up

Six in 10 patients did not have or recognize symptoms of heart valve disease (HVD) and were only diagnosed after going to their doctor for a regular check-up or a visit for something else.

Report of Findings from Opinion Research among Heart Valve Disease Patients. http://www.agingresearch.org/backend/app/webroot/files/Publication/370/Research%20Opinion%20Survey%20among%20Heart%20Valve%20Patients_Final.pdf. Published 2016. Accessed October 16, 2017

Reference

Title
Report of Findings from Opinion Research among Heart Valve Disease Patients
Publication Date
Published 2016
Authors
Belden Russanello Strategists
URL
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