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      pellicle replied to the thread New Member.
      @Gia specifically its this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyrolytic_carbon (which I'm sure nobog knows, but was trying to keep the...
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      pellicle reacted to nobog's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      "Your mechanical valve should not calcify" It can't, its made of carbon and pencil lead (yup, the inside of a SJM valve is just like a...
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      personally I had not heard of those things before, but my view is that I'm going to learn something by understanding that paper It's...
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      pellicle replied to the thread New Member.
      its probably irrelevant, but have you looked at how much those valves cost and how much more money a much smaller team bills? Its...
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      pellicle reacted to nobog's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      Not sure where the dr got that from, the Aortic and Mitral are the high-pressure side of your heart, the Tricuspid and Pulmonary are the...
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      pellicle reacted to nobog's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      I don't know if that's been proven... True, "flow" (at normal pulse rates) has a longer time to go through the mitral valve than the...
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      Currently trying to source such, I don't work for the Uni anymore..
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      Can you please share an attachment of this article as it's asking to buy or subscribe to view it (unless that violates any rules)?
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      pellicle reacted to Timmay's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      Welcome! So sorry to hear about this failure. As questioned before, I too am curious which tissue valve you had? The mechanical...
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      pellicle reacted to vitdoc's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      I had a sort of similar story except I was much younger (age 29) when I got a tissue aortic valve in 1977. It lasted 5 1/2 years and I...
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      pellicle reacted to Warrick's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      Hi Gia, welcome FWIW if you go the mechanical valve route it should last your lifetime, my father had a mechanical St Jude implanted in...
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      pellicle replied to the thread New Member.
      sometimes you need to did though a lot of side citations to get to see if you agree that "statement X" is actually supported by the...
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      pellicle reacted to Gia's post in the thread New Member with Like Like.
      Thank you I didn’t get the chance to dig and read it all. Will do that because I’m interested in this subject!
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      pellicle replied to the thread New Member.
      true, but it was also about the effect of warfarin on bone calcium, and if you look into the citations of studies that say "warfarin is...
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      pellicle replied to the thread New Member.
      I've never read of this ... hey @nobog have you? keep away from the slidnafil mate ... just sayin
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