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      Noted!
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      Maybe heating pad, cordless tens machine, front open shirt to go with, ginger tea, peanut butter crackers.
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      Gia reacted to mom2angel's post in the thread My second valve replacement with Like Like.
      i had 2 mitral valve replacements and a Pericardiectomy, so 3 OHS. My second mechanical MV will turn 29 in December. Best wishes
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      Gia replied to the thread My second valve replacement.
      Same here next week mechanical bovine only lasted 5 years
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      Gia reacted to mom2angel's post in the thread Symptoms of aortic valve failure with Love Love.
      I'm sorry Gia, that does not sound fun. Stay on top of it and tell your doctor if your symptoms are getting worse. I have symptoms of...
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      Gia reacted to tom in MO's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      Welcom to the forums. Thanks for the statement "Reading all the stuff on the internet can make you crazy and you have to trust your...
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      Gia replied to the thread Symptoms of aortic valve failure.
      Yes, its fluid build up which is usually in the lower extremeties but I have no swelling anywhere except in my abdomen. Ascites can...
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      Gia replied to the thread New Member.
      I just know what I remember from high school physics! Quit boring but not as it relates to the heart. We are all just sophisticated...
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      Gia replied to the thread My second valve replacement.
      I will be having my second OHS August 17. I had a bovine valve 5 years ago at age 57 and now I’m opting for a mechanical. I had no...
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      Gia reacted to pellicle's post in the thread My second valve replacement with Like Like.
      Hi and welcome back well you can certain if any member here is under 50 when they have surgery then if they don't get a mechanical its...
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      Gia reacted to Superman's post in the thread My second valve replacement with Like Like.
      I was a teenager for my first and 36 during my second. Wouldn’t want a third. My second was due to an aneurysm 19 years after my first...
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      Gia reacted to DebbyA's post in the thread My second valve replacement with Like Like.
      I had a second AVR (at age 65) in 2014 because my porcine valve had only lasted 6 years. A cardiac surgical nurse told me I would be...
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      Gia reacted to MdaPA's post in the thread My second valve replacement with Like Like.
      My wife has had 2 AV replacements (along with 2 MV and 2 PV replacements) over the course of 3 OHS. First was a ROSS procedure (her good...
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      Gia replied to the thread New Member.
      Yes fluid mechanics and if the valve is stenotic it has deformities which cause turbulence.
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      Gia replied to the thread New Member.
      It says it has some blood clotting repulsion when used for heart valve prosthesis.
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