No announcement yet.


  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
  • New Topics
Clear All
new posts
No content found
Show More
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
  • New Topics
Clear All
new posts
Please log in to your account to view your subscribed posts.
Directory Topics Posts Last Post
Add your thoughts on the future of this site
Topics: 1 Posts: 88
1 88
Previous threads and discussions.
Topics: 2 Posts: 75
Last Post: Sunday Night chat
2 75
Sunday Night chat
by Jan
Just Visiting? Sign our guestbook and let us know what you think of the site!
Topics: 26 Posts: 114
Last Post: SO Excited!
26 114
SO Excited!
by Bina
Topics: 2 Posts: 56
2 56
Article: Welcome to our new home!
by 2legs
Please utilize this forum to discuss features and ask questions regarding this new forum and it's features. Also to report issues encountered.
Topics: 1 Posts: 5
Last Post: MItral Valve Repair
1 5
Topics: 0 Posts: 0
0 0
General discussions about any heart related issue.
Topics: 9,624 Posts: 118,217
Last Post: Extra beats
9,624 118,217
Extra beats
Discussions regarding Reunions and other group activities.
Topics: 319 Posts: 5,490
319 5,490
Clot in the mechanical valve
Discussions related to BAV's and Connective Tissue Disorder.
Topics: 931 Posts: 12,479
Last Post: Help me understand
931 12,479
Help me understand
by matty
Discussions regarding the different types of valves available for valve replacement surgery.
Topics: 1,178 Posts: 23,131
1,178 23,131
Discussions regarding those tense weeks leading up to heart surgery.
Topics: 4,521 Posts: 66,519
4,521 66,519
Discussions regarding the days in the hospital after surgery and the all important transition back to normal life.
Topics: 7,162 Posts: 96,976
7,162 96,976
This forum is for celebrating valve replacement surgical anniversaries.
Topics: 697 Posts: 7,471
Last Post: 4 years later
697 7,471
4 years later
by DDT77
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.
Topics: 179 Posts: 2,987
179 2,987
Discussions related to physical fitness, sporting activities and cardiac rehabilitation. To further support that having valve replacement surgery/Coumadin does not mean an end to an active lifestyle.
Topics: 1,337 Posts: 18,370
Last Post: Retun to roots
1,337 18,370
Retun to roots
by Agian
Throwdowns for weight watching and competition or other ever evolving Throwdown ideas.
Topics: 587 Posts: 12,496
587 12,496
Discussion of issues pertaining to all Home PT/INR monitoring systems.
Topics: 920 Posts: 10,891
Last Post: CoaguChek error 8
920 10,891
Dodger Fan
CoaguChek error 8
Discussions regarding coumadin and anti-coagulation therapy.
Topics: 3,867 Posts: 48,464
3,867 48,464
This forum is for posting recipes that are heart friendly or any that you'd care to share.
Topics: 272 Posts: 2,483
Last Post: Cbd ?
272 2,483
Cbd ?
by Agian
Discussions related to new and upcoming advancements in valve replacement surgery and heart medications.
Topics: 362 Posts: 2,175
362 2,175
Links and resources to reference information related to heart surgery.
Topics: 137 Posts: 715
137 715
Here is where you can discuss topics not covered by the other forums. Please be mindful of the fact that we are a medical support site for Valve Replacement Surgery.
Topics: 9,762 Posts: 121,460
9,762 121,460
A members survival story
Ask questions of the webmaster regarding forum operation.
Topics: 632 Posts: 4,945
Last Post: Website not safe!
632 4,945
Website not safe!
by Eva
Please visit this forum to find information and discuss matters pertaining to contributions to
Topics: 31 Posts: 474
31 474
thorasic abdominal aortic aneurysm
by Guest

What's Going On


There are currently 56 users online. 2 members and 54 guests.

Most users ever online was 388 at 08:49 AM on June 22nd, 2018.

Unconfigured Static HTML Module


Static HTML Module Content

Recent Blog Posts


There are no results that meet this criteria.

Latest Topics


  • Superbob
    Staying the Course -- 09/24/2018
    We are under a Code Red emergency because of widespread flooding now occurring nearly two weeks after Hurricane Florence landfall. Thousands of people being evacuated and expected to come back to flood-ravaged homes. Sad. We are okay for now at our home, but many roads in area are closed. Schools are...
    5 hours ago
  • Becky
    Anxious About Mitral Valve Replacement.
    Hello All,

    I am new to the board and I feel very lucky to have found it! I am facing a mitral valve replacement sometime in Nov2018-Jan2019.

    I was told last week that my mitral valve is both leaking and calcified. I was also told that my heart is weak, but it could be due...
    20 hours ago
  • dick0236
    Possible Coagxs strip problem
    I just received a registered letter from my coaguchek supplier. Some strips from a number of lots have given some bad INR numbers. If you have had INR readings above 4.5 with any strips from any of the affected lots you need to get a confirming INR from a different source. Apparently this is not a recall....
    3 days ago