Aortic valve replacement

What is Aortic valve replacement?

Aortic valve replacement is a procedure in which a patient's failing aortic valve is replaced with an artificial heart valve. The aortic valve can be affected by a range of diseases; the valve can either become leaky (aortic insufficiency / regurgitation) or partially blocked (aortic stenosis). Current aortic valve replacement approaches include open heart surgery, minimally invasive, etc

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What adhd medication whould be subscribed for a patient with a titanium aortic valve replacement....

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The valve replacement will not affect the choice of medication.

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my 44 year old sister is 3 weeks post op from aortic valve replacement , ascending artery anyerism and placement of a permanent pacemaker. during...

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if you know she is allergic to heparin she must also be allergic to many more salts
and as you must have given medicines before during and after...

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Hello, my name is Loren & I m 32. I had an aortic valve replacement 3 years ago having been born with bicuspid valve. Things were going good until...

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Thanks for writing in. I am a qualified and certified cardiologist. I read your question with diligence.

Symptoms you described could be of...

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