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Why must one pull bad teeth before heart valve replacement

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Why should Plavix be stopped before a heart valve replacement?

I am having aheart valve replacement in 2 weaks, I was told to stop taking Plavix . should I and why XXXXXXX ...
 

Is catheter camera surgery mandatory before open aorta heart valve replacement?

do you need to have a catheter camera surgery before open aorta heart valve replacement? ...
 

Aortic valve replaced with mechanical valve. Is smoking marijuana harmful ?

I recently had an open heart surgery, specifically I had my aortic valve replaced with a St. Judes ... for you is is it a bad idea to resume smoking marijuana at anytime? I am 26 weigh about 275 and am 6"1 ...
 

Have had a aortic heart valve replacement. Why am I experiencing extra heartbeat?

Hello Doctor, I generally have a regular heartbeat. Lately, I experience an extra heartbeat, especially in the evening. I had a aortic heart valve replacement over a year ago. This recent extra ...
 

Had a valve replacement. Developed seroma at the incision. Why does it keep coming back?

I had heart surgery ( valve replacement ) and the bypass machine was hooked up to my circulatory system in my groin. After surgery I developed a seroma at that incision. It was drained several times ...
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Heart valve replacement

What questions should we ask when my mom goes to talk the surgeon about getting a heart valve ... gives some background. Okay 4 years ago my mom went to the cardiologist to find out why she has a heart ...
 

Heart operation for mitral valve replacement

What need I do before an open heart operation for mitral valve repairment/replacement ? I just want to get some ideas/ to hear from someone who had this kind of experience. ...
 

Anyone had heart valve replacement surgery before ?

I have aortic stenosis, and will need to have the valve replaced in 2 years. Has anyone had this done and how are you doing now? I m very scared about it. My husband and I want kids but know we can ...
 

Had aortic valve replacement due to heart failure. Recurring heart failure. Further treatment?

hi. my mom is 88 and has had aortic valve replaced 3 years ago. before surgery she was having heart ... and was just admitted to hospital for congestive heart failure again. she is doing fine they say. what ...
 

Heart valve replacement surgeries

Can you survive undergoing three open heart valve replacement surgeries ...
 

Had aortic valve replacement, applied agent orange disability, turned down telling birth defect. Why did not show before?

is if I had a bad valve then why did it not show up before now? ...I had an aortic valve replaced 2 yrs ago , then after that a veteran told me I should apply ...
 

Chest congestion. History of mitral valve replacement. Excessive heartbeat, mild leukocytosis. Ailment?

and mitral valve replacement surgery 2 years ago, her heartb rate is excessive - 130+ and her cbc report shows mild leukocytosis with neutrophilia what is her ailment and why is her heart rTE EXCESSIVE ALONG ...
 

Shortness of breath while walking after valve replacement surgery. Does this need consultation ?

we are on a trip. my husband had a valve replaced 2 yrs ago. he has a shortness of breath when walking just as he did before surgery. we have 7 days to go. he can stay in the hotel and is riding ...
 

What is the cause of bouts of dizziness and lightheadedness post aortic valve replacement surgery and a pacemaker ?

myh husband had aortic valve replacement surgery 1/19/12.....since then he has had bouts ... on thisl? we have been under good care and respect our doctors but none seem to know why he experiences ...
 

Prescribed clonidine for high BP and being treated for AFIB. Also had heart valve replacement. Why do I have headaches?

am treated for Afib and have had a heart valve replacement. Thank you YYYY@YYYY ... one yesterday and the day before. My blood pressure did not decrease much and I had a very dry mouth ...
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i need tricuspid valve replacement surgery soon i have tricuspid regurgitation from endocarditis and my question is i have really bad teeth i have 8 broken teet
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