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    9th year on Aortic valve replacement

    All is well according to my Cardiologist, dosen't want to see me until 2011. My weight is holding at 205 lbs, was 240 last winter. Eating healthier and watching portion size. Bicycle is my primary transportation, 20km day or so. Lots of hills in St. John's Newfoundland, generally walk up the...
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    I'm back here again!

    Well, 5 months post op and all went well. The scar starts 1 inch below the ohs sternum scar, now very skinny white that's hardly noticeable. Its been 9 years for that. It continues down, going around my belly button to 3 inches below it. New incision dark red. Surgeon said descending aorta...