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Treatment for Aortic stenosis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you..
User :   HI
User :   I wanted to know some queries on Arotic stenosis
Doctor :   What would you like to know about Aortic stenosis?
User :   My dad has been diagnosed with arotic stenosis
Doctor :   ok..
User :   he doesn't have any symptoms
User :   bt although he has been advised fr surgery
Doctor :   How old is your Dad now..Any medical illness that he has
User :   around 57 yrs
User :   he is diabetic
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   The most common cause of aortic stenosis "senile calcific aortic stenosis."
User :   Then i'm worried that are we taking a risk of doing a surgery
Doctor :   Diabetes is a catalytic factor which will fasten the ocurance
User :   when there are no symptoms
Doctor :   Did he have chest pain or fainting or shortness of breath
User :   nothing
User :   no symptoms at all
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   we got to knw only after echo
User :   that he has stenosis
Doctor :   How did you get the stenosis diagnosed..
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   What is the functionality of the valve now..
Doctor :   It would have been mentioned in the ECHO
User :   Hmm nt sure
Doctor :   That could have been in the cause for your doctor advising you to go for Surgery..
User :   but it's been diagnised as severe
Doctor :   ok..
User :   what wud be the cost of surgery?
Doctor :   Those details would vary based on the Hospital and the other charges tat the Patient would have to be admitted for..
Doctor :   However in a general..
Doctor :   I could let you know how much it would be..
User :   any approximate number
Doctor :   11,00,000
Doctor :   In a private hospital..
User :   11 lacks?
Doctor :   Roughly..
Doctor :   But it would vary based on the medical condition that your father would need to be admitted for..
Doctor :   One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you would like to know about Aortic stenosis.
User :   hmm
User :   nothing more
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   Which area are you pt up in Bangalore
Doctor :   There is a friend referral contest going on. You can win prizes if you refer maximum number of your friends in a day. You can also win Rs. 1000/- per week if the number of your referrals is highest in the week. There will be a form coming up on your screen now.There is a button to import contacts from your Gmail, Yahoo, AOL ID's. Please refer your friends to this service with a click of the button and importing contacts instead of entering the email ids manually

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