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    Thursday is coming fast

    That is what I'm doing! The surgeon is also putting plates on my breast bone so I'm hoping that helps also.
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    Thursday is coming fast

    Man Thursday is coming fast ! I haven't got my check in time yet hoping for early morning so I don't have to sit around thinking about lol. I'll have avr with INSPIRIS RESILIA aortic valve and the maze procedure. Hopefully after this surgery I can get off felecinide for my afib and get my wind...
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    1 week to go!

    haven't had my surgery yet I'm scheduled for august 18th.Aortic valve replacement and maze procedure for the afib.
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    1 week to go!

    You got this! I'm 15 days out for my surgery.
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    Heart Cath

    I'll keep you guys posted!
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    Heart Cath

    thanks for that link.
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    Heart Cath

    lol Ya that would would be a deal breaker for sure!
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    Heart Cath

    yes Im on metoprolo. cat scan came back I chose savr I'm scheduled for august 18th surgery.I can still walk 2 miles no problem and yesterday i had to push my scooter about 12 city blocks up hill home.I blew out the front tire ,I did have to stop 3 times to get my breath If I can get my wind back...
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    Heart Cath

    Thank you chuck and pellicle! I'm pretty sold on savr now. I really would like to get off the felecinide and with open heart he can do the maze procedure for my afib. After my cat scan Tuesday i should have a date set for surgery and I'll keep you guys informed.
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    Heart Cath

    Well being a meat cutter for 50 years I've made my share of slips lol. I think what freaks me out is my heart being stopped I mean I've had a perfectly good lawn mower not restart after filling the gas tank So Tuesday morning I'll be in seattle getting a cat scan and then talking to the doctor...
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    Heart Cath

    Sorry to hear about the leak what direction ore they taking with the leak?
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    Heart Cath

    So I meet with the surgeon Dr. Aldea at the University of Washington medical center.I'm scheduled for a cat scan on Tuesday ,he said he would do a Tavr or open heart .He pretty much told me I can choose if the cat scan are good for tvar ,but i also have afib that's been controlled with...
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    Heart Cath

    I forgot they went thru my wrist I was awake the whole time. The wrist and arm are a little sore today.
  14. 7

    Heart Cath

    My test came out pretty good.I have two 5percent blockages .cardioligist said there good for now.
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    Heart Cath

    I'm schedules tomorrow The cardiologist said he would go thru my wrist.
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    Swedish medical or university of wa recommended surgeon .

    You guys are great thank you. I broke my neck (c-4) in 2007 and that surgery was pretty rough ,took me a year to get back to feeling decent. I'm trying to help sway the odds for a good and hopefully quick recovery. I have to admit I'm scared .
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    Swedish medical or university of wa recommended surgeon .

    Thank you I'll check the site for sure. I am in the USA Washington state.
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    Swedish medical or university of wa recommended surgeon .

    ty I've seen that report but haven't came up with the site with the valve surgeries.
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    Swedish medical or university of wa recommended surgeon .

    Yes was looking for surgeon recommendations. I'm also trying to understand where I can find how many surgeries the surgeons perform a year for aortic vales replacement. Is there a particular search area I'm missing on the internet or is this a question I'll need to ask the surgeon?
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    Swedish medical or university of wa recommended surgeon .

    I've been in the waiting room for a long time with aortic stenosis and the time has come . I'm 66 and wanting to find a surgeon that has lots of experience in valve replacement hopeful using Inspirse resilia aortic valve but will leave the final decision to the doctor Any recommendations ?
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