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For every person who goes through heart surgery, there are those who make it possible. This is a forum for the spouses, partners and families of those who could not make it without our loved supporters.
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  • Hollyn
    Update on Bicuspid Aortic Valve
    I had my 6 month Echo and was surprised to find not much has changed from last October. I'm feeling better and letting go of some stress. Learning how to play this waiting game is a challenge. Due to my symptoms they also did a heart carh which showed some CAD but overall good results. I am learning...
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  • Paul
    First Cold with the new Artificial valve
    So I have logged about 5 months on the new Artificial valve and everyone around me is coughing and sneezing. Last night I could feel the scratch throat coming on. So what is the process? When does a person go to the doctor for antibiotic to protect the heart?

    Wait for a fever? Start...
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  • ashadds
    Ross procedure / Aortic Homograft vs on-x valve
    Hi Guys

    I dont need surgery right away but I am young 26 with moderate stenosis and this would be my future . I would still be young maybe by the time I need to replace this valve . I have narrowed down my choices to three possibilties .

    1. Ross procedure
    2. Aortic homograft...
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