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Does travelling by flight or using cell phones effect a mechanical aortic valve

Is it true that when you get a Mechanical Aortic Valve you can t fly in airplanes because of the pressure? I also heard that you can t use a cell the above true?
Asked On : Tue, 15 Feb 2011
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Nephrologist 's  Response
Thanks for the query
There is no contraindication for flying in planes with mechanical valves but MRI cant be done.
Even cell phones can be used but avoid keeping it in the chest pocket
Answered: Fri, 12 Aug 2011
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Cardiologist Dr. Naresh Ruparelia's  Response
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you can travel in air,as well you can use cell phone with mechenical valve replacement
Answered: Fri, 12 Aug 2011
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