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is in compliance with the HONcode

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Certificate validity: valid until May 2020

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Date of initial review:

02 Apr 2019

Certificate validity:

valid until May 2020

Date of last visit:

08 May 2019
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Content identified by the HONcode team

The content below is a sample of the content identified at a specific date by the HONcode team that justifies the respect of the eight ethical principles.

Hi! My name is Adam Pick. As a patient and the founder of this website, I'm happy to welcome you to HeartValveSurgery.com, the #1 doctor-recommended educational resource and online community for patients!

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

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HeartValveSurgery.com is moderated by Adam Pick, the patient who founded the website in 2006. Should you have any comments or questions you can email Adam at

(08 May 2019) - Link

The contents of the Site, such as text, graphics, images, communications, testimonials, information obtained from Heart Valve Interactive's physicians, contributors, and other material contained on the Site or made available through the Site, including without limitation information made available through webinars and other educational forums and blogs made available through the Site, ("Content") are for informational purposes only

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

Privacy Policy

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

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Any information shared (including personally identifiable and Personal Health Information) that you reveal in a chat room, message board, posting or online discussion is by design open to the public and is not a private, secure service. In addition, any videos, images or audio files you submit may be redistributed through the Internet and other media channels and may be viewed by the general public. You should think carefully before disclosing any personally identifiable information or Personal Health Information in any public forum. Anything you have written, posted or uploaded may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes.

(08 May 2019) - Link

The data displayed correspond to only one of the selected samples.

Doctor Interviewed
Dr. Marc Gillinov
Heart Surgeon
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

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For any and all content posted by users, we request that you provide the source information for such content when it is not personal experience or general knowledge. Personal experience is any symptom, test, treatment, etc., that the person or a close family member has undergone himself / herself. All statements about statistics, data, studies and new advancement in medicine should have trustworthy sources.

(08 May 2019) - Link

Video posted on May 17, 2018
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Page last updated: January 13, 2019

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

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True or False: Dogs Reduce the Deadly Risks of Heart Disease
By Adam Pick on March 28, 2019

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

Different options provided

The Different Surgical Approaches For Aortic Valve Replacement

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

Or... Call, Email & Write Us

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

Sponsor Program

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

HeartValveSurgery.com recognizes and maintains a separation between Sponsored Content, and editorial content.

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

Any Sponsored Content on the HeartValveSurgery.com website will be identified as such.

(02 Apr 2019) - Link

The content of this certificate has been collected by the HON Foundation and may not be used without HON's express consent.

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The HONcode's significance

The Health On the Net (HON) certificate guarantees that this website complies with the eight principles of the HON Foundation's Code of Conduct at the date indicated above. The persons responsible for the site commit to maintaining its compliance with the HONcode principles for the duration of the site's certification.

However, despite the complaint system that has been put in place and the periodic review and automatic monitoring of certified sites to ensure maximum compliance with the HONcode ethical principles, it is impossible to eliminate all risks of incoherence that may appear.

Under no circumstances shall the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or the inability to use HONcode-certified websites. Similarly, the HON Foundation and/or its partner(s) shall not be held liable for the content of such certified websites or any other website accessible via a hypertext link or through third-party information.

Those responsible for the certified website are responsible for the content of the website unless otherwise provided by law.

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