Disclaimer Statement of Heart Valve Society (HVS) with regard to the HVS Aortic Valve Database
The HVS Aortic Valve Database is intended to provide a unique data base for health care organizations and institutions taking care of patients with certain types of heart valve disease, including ascending aorta aneurysm and/or isolated aortic insufficiency, and/or planned for aortic valve or ascending aorta surgery for valve repair or valve replacement. Participation in the HVS Aortic Valve Database is voluntary, and all health care institutions and organizations choosing to participate are required to sign a Participation Agreement, and agree to the Protocol as to submission of data, strict patient confidentiality and annual follow up. The information contained in the HVS Aortic Valve Database is provided with the understanding that the material is designed for research, educational and informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice and treatment.
The multicentric HVS Aortic Valve Database is the property of the HVS and therefore endorses the responsibility of the multicentric database and any multicentric publication validated by the Scientific Committee. All data and related materials on this site are the products of the participating health care institutions and organizations which are solely responsible for their content. The opinions and views of one participating health care institution and organization do not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of the HVS Aortic Valve Database and valve research network from HVS.