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Open heart surgery to treat hole in the heart - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My brother has been diagnosed with a 27mm hole in the heart yesterday and has been advised surgery. what are the risk factors invoved? Are there any other options?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr XXXXXX here
User :   My brother has been diagnosed with a 27mm hole in the heart yesterday and has been advised surgery. what are the risk factors invoved? Are there any other options?
Doctor :   may i know his age ?
User :   he is 33
Doctor :   he would have to undergo open heart surgery thats the only option
User :   hello sir, are u there?
User :   what is the risk invoved?
Doctor :   There are also a number of possible major complications that can occur with open heart surgery. Although these are uncommon, your overall health will play a role in your likelihood of developing complications and how well you recover from them
Doctor :   does he has anyother medical problems ?
Doctor :   The most common and/or serious open heart surgery complications include: Doctor :   Stroke
User :   which is the best Doctor/ hospital to treat him in XXXX ?
Doctor :   Heart attack
Doctor :   and bleeing
Doctor :   hold on i will provide you with the information
Doctor :   usually its a safe procedure
Doctor :   i would recommend XXXXXX
User :   can you refer a good doctor with his contact details?
Doctor :   you can call and set up an appointment
User :   Sir, are u working in XXXXXXXX? in which hospital?
Doctor :   ia m soory i am from XXXXXXXXXXXX
Doctor :   XXXXXXXXXXx
User :   Thank you sir for the valuable information.
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   i can understand your concern
User :   ok sir goodbye.
Doctor :   dont worry the surgery success rate is very high
Doctor :   take care
Doctor :   good bye
User :   thanks.
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