Screening for unrecognised heart valve disease

Overview

In this section you can find out about the experience of taking part in screening for unrecognised heart valve disease by seeing and hearing people share their personal stories on film. Our researchers travelled all around the UK to talk to 18 people who were taking part in a new research study which is screening people aged over 65 to find out how common heart valve disease is. Find out what people said about what it was like to be involved, the reasons they took part, the information they needed, and how they felt about their screening results. We hope you find the information helpful and reassuring.
 
You can start viewing topics by clicking 'Next Topic' above, or selecting from the list on the left. You can also view 'People's Profiles' from the tab above.
 
You may also be interested in our other Heart and Medical research sections.

Supported by:
National Institute for Health Research
Oxford Biomedical Research Centre

Publication date: April 2012
Last updated August 2016.
Review date: August 2018.

Feedback

Please use the form below to tell us what you think of the site. We’d love to hear about how we’ve helped you, how we could improve or if you have found something that’s broken on the site.

Make a Donation to healthtalk.org





Find out more about how you can help us.

Send to a friend

Simply fill out this form and we'll send them an email