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Suffering from enlarged aorta now its been told that only half heart is working. What does this mean ?

my sister just had surgery to repair with mesh an enlarged aorta ...she wasin ICU for a couple days than moved to her own room...she is now back in ICU being told only half her heart is working...what does that mean? do we need to worry?
Asked On : Wed, 25 May 2011
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hi welcome to healthcaremagic
i guess she underwent a surgery for aneuryism..check out her echo reports..ejection fraction above 60% is great..it will take some time for her to improve..i think her EF is low..wait for a couple of days to asses her prognosis
Answered: Wed, 25 May 2011
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