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How long do you live after aortic valve replacement

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How long does a patient post aortic valve replacement take to recover?

My 81year old father is headed to the XXXXXXX clinic in XXXXXXX this coming week for aortic valve replacement ,and mitral valve repair . Assuming there are no complications, what would be an educated guess ...
 

Is it normal to take Coumadin after aortic valve replacement?

I had an aortic valve replacement seven years ago. No problems. Taking aspirin . My cardiologist thinks I should take Coumadin now (age 83). Problems with kidneys (only 48% capacity now). Con XXXXXXX ...
 

Suggest treatment for aortic valve replacement and aorta graft

My husband, age 41, had an aortic valve replacement and ascending aorta graft for a large aneurysm last Monday. He wants to resume smoking marijuana after discharge. He has used it in small amounts ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

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 ...
 

What causes shortness of breath, swelling and pain in legs after aortic valve replacement?

My husband had aortic valve replacement 12 weeks ago and he is having shortness of breath swelling in his legs and no energy. What could be causing this ? He doesn t seem any better off than he was before ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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