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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 ...
 

What does persistent chest pain after aortic valve replacement suggest?

Hi. I had an aortic valve replaced about 9 weeks ago and still experience chest pain mainly on my ... in there. Is it normal to still have muscular/ nerve pain after this long? ...
 

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 cause severe cough after aortic valve replacement?

I had Aortic valve replacement two weeks ago. In the past two days my cough has got worse with constant phelegm. Can i do anything to improve this situation? ...
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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 ...
 

What causes decreased platelet count after an aortic valve replacement?

My dad is 85 years old. Has lots of health issues he is in a long term facility following an aortic value replacement. His platelet is 116, on 4/20 it was 170. His doctor says it is adequate. Do you agree ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
 

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 ...
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Need to ask about aortic valve replacement
if required it can be replaced with prosthetic valve. thi is to be decided by cardiac surgeon who is going to operate.
 
i have pains on my left. side they come and go. i had my aortic valve replaced with a stjudes mechanical aortic he art vavle replaced 1 yead ago shoul d i worry
Dear Janic, Consult a physician for proper evaluation like ECG and other tests. Hope this answers your query. Reply with 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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