Target: Aortic Stenosis

New AHA program focuses on deficiencies in diagnosis and treatment of deadly heart valve disease.

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Aortic stenosis is one of the most common and serious valve disease problems affecting about 5% of Americans age 65 and older. However, many patients are unaware or undiagnosed. To tackle the problem, the American Heart Association has launched the Target: Aortic Stenosis initiative. The goal of the program is to enhance the patient experience from symptom onset to appropriate diagnosis and follow-through, to timely treatment and disease management. To learn more, visit