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How long do you live after aortic valve replacement

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What are the benefits of an On-x aortic valve replacement?

What are the benefits of an On-x aortic valve replacement versus the traditional St. XXXXXXX aortic valve? Is one more quiet than the other? How about the need for blood thinners? ...
 

Are there any risks of getting tattooed post aortic valve replacement surgery?

I will be having open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve and a section of my aorta .I ...,are the risks with getting tattooed after the surgery? I am 45 years old,am asymptomatic,and have no other ...
 

Stiffness in legs after rest. Red dots discoloration and painful after prolonged sitting. On warfarin for aortic valve replacement. Advise?

Stiffness after rest in legs...mainly lower. Red dots discoloration. Symptoms are very painful after prolonged sitting or driving. Once movement starts takes about 30 steps for pain to lessen ...
 

Undergone aortic valve replacement, taking Eritel. Cannot have erection. What can be the reason and is there any treatment for it?

i had undergone aortic valve replacement about a year ego, and the doctor has prescribe me eritel ... after breakfast. recently for about a month i have noticed that i cannot have erection, it becomes soft ...
 

Can dehydration cause severe chest pain if i have had aortic valve replacement?

heart trouble ruled out/chest pain after gall bladder cut out, ct scan showed fluid around where gallbladder was( was advised normal) /pcp doc took off water pill/ arotic valve replacement in 1989 metal/3 ...
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What food should be avoided after aortic valve replacement?

hi my husband has been operated foas beer bentals surgery and aortic valve replacement ... now he is fine .Is it due to acitat food rom for a long period.whaot food vegetables and fruits he ...
 

Had aortic valve replaced, valve is sounding of buildup on it. What is the treatment?

I have had my aortic valve replaced 2 times, now my dr says after 10 years this valve is sounding of buildup on it. 2 weeks they will do test to find out how much, i need some info of what to talk to the dr ...
 

What causes bleeding after the aortic valve replacement?

My husband had open heart surgery nine days ago. Blockage 100% in one 80% in another and 70% in the other. His aortic valve had to be replaced, After surgery he started bleeding and had to be reopened ...
 

Small seroma on the ascending aorta, shortness of breath while hiking. Aortic valve replacement done. Dangerous to go hiking?

How dangerous is having developed a possible small seroma on the ascending aorta after aortic valve replacement with a tissue valve. I have experienced exertional shortness of breath when hiking. The surgery ...
 

Aortic valve replacement, ascending Artery anyerism, placement of a permanent pacemaker. Allergy to heparin. Normal?

my 44 year old sister is 3 weeks post op from aortic valve replacement , ascending artery anyerism ... and SOB. is this normal and how long can she expect to experience this? the family does not know if she ...
 

Had aortic valve replacement, suffering from high BP. How to control it?

I ve just been given losartan 25 mg & as from yesterday I m now on 50mg. I had a aortic valve replacement last year (April ) for a bi cuspid valve which turned stenosis . I now it appears have high blood ...
 

Taking Atenolol after aortic valve replacement. Have ED. Is it due to medicine?

I am a 61 yr.old male who has been taking atenolol 50 mg since 2003. I was started on atenolol after my aortic valve was replaced because of regurgitation. My dr. increased my dosage to 75mg in May ...
 

Low grade fever after aortic valve replacement, on antibiotics still. Is it life threatening ?

Hello Dr.Raphael, My son got aeortic valve replacement on 01/21/2013.with ATS(MEDTRONIC)mechanical valve-24mm. After thesurgery ,he is suffering with low grade fever .We admitted him again in hospital ...
 

Fluid at back of heart after aortic valve replacement. Should I be concerned?

My son aged 46 had an aortic valve replaced after contracting endocarditis and vegetation forming on that valve. This was 3 months ago. He began warfin and was recovering well. A month ago he began feeling ...
 

Can coumadin causes nose bleed and blurred vision after aortic valve replacement?

I TAKE COUMADIN FOLLOWING AN AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT IN 2006. INFREQUENTLY I WAKE UP, START MOVING AROUND AND GET A NOSEBLEED (LASTING 10-30 MINUTES) FOLLOWED BY A HEADACHE AND MILD BLURRED VISION ...
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