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    Aortic Valve damage of red blood cells.

    Thank you vitdoc I believe l may have misunderstood this post or took it out of context. As to the actual valve causing the damage to red blood cells. Mine is a completely different matter. I have had 4 second opinions 3 agree to redo replace mechanical with bovine. One disagrees .. This redo...
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    It Just Got Real

    Thank you Paleowoman I come and go depending on where lm at and how thing are going. Alot of changes here in the forum l see. Hope you are well enough !
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    Incriminating revelations about the Canadian Health Care system

    Yes hi MethodAir This is quite the story .. I saw it the other day also !!
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    Aortic Valve damage of red blood cells.

    I also suffer from anemia .. Although it is not. St jude valve but mechanical no less. I had ohs aortic valve replacement in January/2016. The first 6 mth post op l received roughly 30 transfusions. We are at 3.4 yrs and l have received I've 130 transfusion s easily. So transfusion dependent...
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    It Just Got Real

    Seaton Hello Sounds like you have made a decision Congratulations on that and the hopes that everything goes smoothly. I think you made a very wise decision as l know they are sometimes so hard to make. Bleeds as you know can be exasperating. The thought of No warfarin would be a dream come...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Paleowoman hi hope you had a great Vacay You keep sending me this msg to empty my messages that my inbox is full .. l have sent you back several msg telling you it is not l emptied cleaned out and it is not full. In the mean time and by doing that have lost some good information that has...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Paleowoman thank you .. Cleared Xx
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    honeybunny Thank you! Hope you are doing well ❤
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Matters of the ❤ #memberofthebrokenheartsclub After over 2.5 yrs since Open Heart Surgery & over dozens of test scopes & over 100 Blood Transfusions & 100's of Hospital visits & many Hospital stays .. Countless Specislists Hours of Consults & much deliberation. I have met with my first surgeon...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    A very quick update Finally Sat down with my regular internal medicine doctor who's followed my case for the past 5 years who has been managing my angiodysplasia and my INR xcetera. So I went in for a consultation to talk to him about my upcoming consultation with my new potential surgeon 2 take...
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    Heart Talk (melt down)

    Marie-62 hi Marie it is ok to melt down l think we all do it .. I do it alot !! And not very Gracefully l might add. But it is ok. Good for you The Strongest of Warriors fight the biggest of Battles and we do it the best way we know how. There is no right or wrong way but important to go through...
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    1st and 2nd year anniversary

    Congratulations !!
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    51 years and still clicking!

    Congratulations Don't you love it when their wrong
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    I can’t take the heat anymore

    Zekmoe Hello l experience the same thing now since my Jan5/16 surgery. I sweat profusely sweat and then cold clammy skin it's gross I also have pulmonary hypertension which I think is a symptom of that but maybe it's strictly from the heart valve replacement I can't say for 100% l too used to...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Jwinter You're a true worrior! I couldn't imagine having all those other issues on top of this. I would be very interested in hearing what the results of your test and your consult back from Mayo have to offer you. I hope you share that. It may help me some how. Pellicle is a wealth of...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Pellicle Hahahaha oh my goodness how l have missed your sense of humor your attention to detail and your voice of reasoning. I do appolagies for my 100 word sentences .. Lol l was so afraid it wouldn't post if l stopped to edit my voice to text .. Lol. You certainly did break it down for...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Jwinter seems like more and more that we have the same issue bleeding issue have they not ever diagnosed you with angiodysplasia is all through the GI. a recent letter from my internalist to the cardiologists in response to possible tissue valve replacement "he writes Harriet's main issue...
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    Up- date / Re-op has anyone gone from mech to tissue

    Yay !!! It worked today .. Strange l had that problem before l voice text everything and copy because l am just not good at rewrites hahaha !!


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