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Low platelet count in patient who has undergone Aortic valve replacement surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hello
User :   hello
Doctor :   How can I help?
User :   My father has undegone a heart surgery, aortic valve replacement with a tissue valve
Doctor :   ok
User :   today we had his blood tested
User :   In reports the platelet count is low
User :   so will it in anayways affect his valve
Doctor :   no that is due the Ecospirin that has been givent o him that the Platelets are low and there is nothing to worry as long as he does
Doctor :   Not have any Bleeding from any where else
User :   he's taking warafrin and Tonact TG
Doctor :   and it shallnot be affecting his Valve by any way
User :   no bleeding at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then there is nothing to wrooy
Doctor :   worry
User :   ok
User :   what's the reason for lowering platelet count??
Doctor :   that is a Body's Defense that
User :   he's also on Cardiaz fro high blood pressure
Doctor :   If there are any Bleeding or any Artificial Media inplace there is a Tendency for the Blood to
Doctor :   Clot and due to it
Doctor :   there shall be the
User :   he doesn't have any bleeding
Doctor :   Rejection of the Media or there shall be non or mal- Functioning of the Media
Doctor :   It is normal for it to be loweredand needs to be done
Doctor :   and as far as the Bleeding is concerned
Doctor :   it shall need to be looked out for now as Due to the low platelets there are increased
Doctor :   Chances
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