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How long do you have to wait before you fly after open heart surgery

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How long after a open heart surgery can dog walking be undertaken?

My husband had open heart surgery- double by pass- a week ago. We will be returning home soon ... to dog walkers. Can you give me an idea of how long it will be before my husband can safely resume care ...

Suggest remedy for heaviness in chest area after open heart surgery

My 87 year old gentleman has had open heart surgery and a pace maker placed in his chest. For several days he has had like heaviness and heart burn between his upper ribs. I called his heart doctor ...

What causes dry heaves after open heart surgery?

My step mom had open heart surgery and is experiencing terrible dry heaves. Any advice how to stop them. Thank you step daughter ...

Had two open heart surgery. Was in coma. Done mitral valve repair. What is the future?

My husband is 67, and has had two open heart surgeries. The first one was for valve replacement ... the hosptial that time. His valve began to malfunction, requiring another open heart surgery 2 1/2 years later ...

Is an open heart surgery effective of blocked heart vessels?

I am 80 years and have been diagnosed with 70% and 50% blockage in two vessels. Open heart surgery ... the surgery. I think it is very invasive and long recovery. I am willing to live with the risks involved w ...
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History of open heart surgery. How long to wait after TAVI before interferon therapy is started?

surgery in 5 years or so. My question is this, how long after my TAVI will I have to wait before I start ... open heart surgeries already in my life. I am 64 years old and my first surgery was when I was 26 ...

Depression after open heart surgery

How common is depression after open heart surgery. I had OHS Jan. 3rd I m only 39 years old and had to go with the tissue valve instead of mechanical, due to other health issues. This means I will have ...

my daughter had open heart surgery

my daughter had open heart surgery a year ago she is sixteen now her scar down her chest is still very pink and lumpy does anybody know how long it takes for it to sink into a smooth scar. i have asked ...

How long does it take to recover from open heart surgery?

Is it true that you have maximum 10 years to live after open-heart surgery? my mom was told she had 3 years to live by her doctor : ( ...

Should I be worried about behavioral change after an open heart surgery?

I have a family member who had open heart surgery 2weeks ago. She was extubated tuesday. Since that time she has been confused, agitated and paranoid. How long is this going to last and when is it fair ...

Suggest prognosis for health condition after complications from open heart surgery

my husband just had open heart surgery and it seems the widow veins were the problem, he had .... I am afraid he will give up being how independent he was before. Not seeing his chart, how accurate ...

is open heart surgery dangerous?

Generally, how dangerous is open heart surgery? ...

Can I fly after open heart surgery ?

I have also had 5 stents placed will this affect high altitudes ?

How to cure wheezing caused after open heart surgery?

My Dad, who is just shy of 90 recently had open heart surgery for aortic valve replacement and pacemaker insertion. Up until the surgery, he was in very good health. He has developed wheezing and I am ...

How to achieve better lifestyle after open heart surgery?

heart surgery 3 time all within the first year of my life. I am able to perform all the daily routines ...Hi doc. I am an official awaiting heart n lung transplant patient(two years an counting) I am a 25 ...
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Helping someone accept they need open heart surgery for severe arterial sclerosis
That cant be done online!!!
TMT positive for inducible ischemia requires open heart surgery
Hi dear welcome to the HCM, Stent implant may also help with open heart surgery. Thanks
Hellow i just got open heart surgery for a valve replacement on my aortic valve. and it was about a month ago but doctors still hear a heart mumor why
No need to worry much. It will hear life long. It is due to new valve. If it is not heard then it will be a problem. Please hit thanks if you like my answer.
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