My husband had open heart surgery 14 months ago, and is now having an issue with a swollen lump right in the middle of his chest in the scare from the incision. Is this something that should be checked by his surgeon? It isn t hot or very sore, but has been itching and getting bigger! Not a bug bite, it is in a spot where the scare didn t heal very well and has been a concern since his operation.
Hi, i am 19 years of age, i had open heart surgery as i was 3 months premature, i grew up with what seemed too feel like nipping in my chest i followed it up with my GP and he said it was trapped nerves from where they operated, i didn t really have much bother with it till last year when i was resting one evening when what felt like my heart suddenly stopped, i contacted my doctor and he said they were heart palpitations are they are normal but recently i have been getting them more recently for longer and my heart rate seems too be higher between 120-130 bpm, is this is sign of something serious as i had my open heart surgery or is this just me being anxious? Thanks
A friend s son 3.5 years old - has been diagnosed with a rare heart disease. He will need to have an open heart surgery fairly soon, most likely within the next 2 weeks. Since this type of operation cannot be performed in Serbia, where he lives, we are looking for a hospital in Europe or USA where this can be done. I would like to ask you if you know by any chance what would be the best children s hospital for this kind of surgery, or if you know anyone who has a child and had a similar procedure done. We are recommended some hospital in London, but I m looking for alternatives in the rest of Europe (Germany, France, ...) and in the USA.
I had undergone PDA surgery when I was 3 yrs old. I got married 6 months back and got pregnant in last June. During the routine check up for the pregnancy, it was found that, I have SEVERE AS and MILD AR. And doctor advised me to terminate the pregnancy and prescribed immediate Aortic valve replacement surgery. After this, we consulted another doctor and he also came to the same conclusion. We did MTP on June 11th, and after this I got normal periods on July 9th. My next appointment with the cardiologist is on 19th August. Based on the ECHO and ECG, they said, we can fix the date of operation. Doctor has opted, BIO-PROSTHETIC AORTIC VALVE REPLACEMENT. In the last two months, our life was much changed by hearing all this. Abortion and operation, tension, grief everything. I would like to know Doctor, I donâ??t have faced any problem in walking or climbing steps, cycling or anything. I was leading a normal life. After this operation, would we be having any problem with conceiving again? Please take this as my request and please let me know will this operation cause any problem in having children and leading a normal life.
My mom had open heart surgery approx. 1 month ago to remove an atrial myxoma that had damaged the mitral valve. They replaced the valve and damaged an artery during the removal of the myxoma, so they also did a by-pass. She was slow to wake up from anesthesia, but started making great recovery. She was able to shower, cook, drive, etc. Then last week, literally overnight, she developed severe tremors when she would engage in any kind of movement. She shakes, has terrible balance, no energy and speech is slowed. I ve had her to the ER twice, and they say all her labs are normal. Even did a cat scan and it was normal. They are referring her to a neurologist. Any ideas what could cause this? She had been doing so well, now she can t even stay home alone.
My aunty underwent a cardiac surgery ( valve replacement) 3 months ago. All her health issues got recovered. She was perfectly alright after surgery. But for last 1 month, problem came by another way. She is suffering from severe sleeping disorder for more than 20 days... even after taking heavy sleeping dose she is not sleeping. she is not able to rest her head in the bed even just 5 min. how to get over this problem? which doctor i can contact in chennai?
My 57 year old cousin was admitted to the hospital last week with congestive heart failure and was told only 20 percent of his heart was functioning. Turns out he has all kinds of blockages all over his body. They had to put in four stents including one in the coronary artery before they could do bypass surgery today. He needs three bypasses but they were only able to do two. Before surgery, he was told that they wanted to do more stents this week as soon as he recovered from the bypass surgery. What kind of prognosis do you think my cousin has?
My aunt (61 female) has recently been diagnosed with AORTIC VALVE STENOSIS and has been advised to undergo corrective surgery outside our state (J&K) and preferably in XXXXXXX Need to know about the prognosis and the treatment options. Also if you...