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

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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 ...
 

Developed severe allergic reaction to protamine after open heart surgery. What is the cure?

I developed a severe allergic reaction to protamine . This reaction occurred during open hesrt surgery . If I did ever need open hesrt surgery again how would this be dealt with ...
 

On diovan after stent during open heart surgery. Taking cozaar and exforge. Having swelling in feet and hands. Suggest?

my husband was on placed on diovan after another stent (he had had previous open heart bypass ). He ... to continue patient on diovan) how much will this harm my husband - do the drugs essentially do the same ...
 

Throat infection after open heart surgery. Suggest remedy

10 days after open heart surgery still have some mucus that causes coughing when I want to go to sleep or relax. It bothers me very very much since I can't get enough rest and sleep. I am doing ...
 

Had open heart surgery for mitral valve replacement. Have strep throat and suffering from cellulitis. Could I ask a doctor?

Hi I am a 50 year old female who had open heart surgery for mitral valve replacement and MAZE for AFIB 3 months ago. This all seems to have started after my dental treatment for periodontal disease. I ...
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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 : ( ...
 

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 ...
 

Have pneumonia and influenza. Was in coma. Have memory loss. History of open heart surgery. Worried

dont recall. I am starting to panic here. (history) a few months prior i underwent open heart surgery for a parricardial fusion brought on from several months of my heart bleeding leading up to heart failure . before ...
 

Is open-heart surgery advisable for an octogenarian with a history of kidney problems and heart attack?

Hello - my grandmother is currently in surgery for open heart - I am just wondering how long ... 100%... about 3 months ago - she had a heart attack - and was recussed ??? will you survive ...
 

How can I get an open heart surgery scar to disappear ?

How can I get an open heart surgery scar to disappear? I am a 13 year old boy who has had open heart surgery 5 years ago. There is a scar about 7 inches long on the front of my chest. I want it to go ...
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My uncle is passing out when standing up and gets real dizzy all the time now. He had open heart surgery last year to repair a vovle in hos heart!!
Hi.Your uncle might need a echocardiogram to find the function of the valve which was repaired.If he is feeling dizzy it means that though the heart is pumping out blood adequate amount is not reaching the body (especially our brain which makes someone to faint) due to abnormal function.I suggest you to get a follow up with the cardiac surgeon and take his opinion.Hope I have anwered your question
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