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      nobog reacted to Timmay's post in the thread Evaluated for TAVR Tomorrow with Like Like.
      Just my very very humble thought … You’re in GREAT shape. I truly don’t know of any other 70yr olds that bike on average 11 miles a day...
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      Sorry to hear of you fathers' issues. Maybe a thought - use a mitral mechanical heart valve and put it in "backwards" (for the correct...
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      nobog posted the thread TAVI in a SJM Mechanical in Heart Talk.
      Well, where there's a will there's a way - I guess. What could go wrong? https://academic.oup.com/ehjcr/article/5/7/ytab130/6330929
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      nobog reacted to Paleowoman's post in the thread Foldax Continues with Like Like.
      A cardiac surgeon who I was referred to (not the one who did my surgery) explained to me that they can only put in the size valve of the...
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      nobog replied to the thread Foldax Continues.
      So lets say he should have got a 25mm (instead of a 27mm) - there is nothing involving fluid dynamics that the net result would be the...
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      nobog replied to the thread Foldax Continues.
      ^^^^ I had a 27 mm valve installed, but as it happens it needed to be a tiny bit smaller. The end result is that I’ll likely be on...
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      I have two thoughts. 1. If you don't already, exercise a lot so you'll be really tired at night. 2. I'm an engineer so give me a...
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      nobog replied to the thread Pretty well decided....I Think..
      It's not the surface of the valve but the leakage jets (in the closed position) and valve clearances that cause the blood damage. Never...
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      nobog replied to the thread Pretty well decided....I Think..
      What makes a "good" heart valve? 20 years Go with one with a proven track record.
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      nobog reacted to Mister_James's post in the thread Not doing surgery with Like Like.
      We know we will all die. One day. It is an inevitability. There is no way around it. There is never a good reason to embrace the...
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      nobog reacted to pellicle's post in the thread Not doing surgery with Like Like.
      I'm sure you already know this, but NW has an an extensive history here posting "woe is me" and "nobody understands" (perhaps...
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      nobog reacted to 70sdiver's post in the thread COVID in house with Like Like.
      You should have her go in and get a prescription right away they have oral treatment for covid called Paxlovid / Molnupiravir Rx You...
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      nobog replied to the thread Aortic valve.
      That guy is nuts.
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      nobog reacted to Timmay's post in the thread Aortic valve with Like Like.
      Going SAVR - so long as your body can handle it (and most do) - gives the surgeon full access to everything. It’s the tried and true way...
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      nobog reacted to Chuck C's post in the thread Aortic valve with Like Like.
      5.59 m/s is high. A peak jet velocity across the aortic valve over 4 m/s is considered severe. As far as gradient, they usually will...
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