Heart murmur detected in 1970. Mild aortic insufficiency in 1986. Moderate aortic & mild mitral valve insufficiecy and stenosis in '92, which became severe with severe calcification in both valves in 2002. Increased fatigue and decreased quality of life in the last 3 years before surgery.
Health and nutrition, family and friends' gatherings, walking, meeting new people, gardening, and traveling.
Redondo Beach, CA
Aortic and Mitral valves replaced on 9/2/2008 with St. Jude Mechanical valves: 23AGFN-756 and 29MJ-501, resp.
Hospital: UCLA Ronald Reagan Medical Center, LA.
Synthroid 125 mcg; B-12 on and off; Mag+Calc+Zinc
Warfarin 7.5 mgs
Simvastatin 20 mg
full time housewife!! Retired Office Manager/Admin.
Aortic & Mitral valves replaced with St. Jude Mechanical valves: 23AGFN-756 and 29MJ-501, resp.on 9/2/2008, at age 57.
INR home tester/Coagucheck