On- X valve is superior to outdated one like st jude and ATS

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tom in MO

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I can’t see myself eating salad for supper lol but we can eat chicken and things for supper like maybe one night il have chicken another night maybe a cheese sandwich and fast food do we need to cut that out. Sorry I’m fairly new to this I’m 4 weeks into my recovery so it’s a bit hard letting go some of the things
You do not have to "cut that out" or "let go some of the things" just because you are on warfarin. Eat normally, test regularly, "dose the diet" and you then do not need to "diet the dose." Your body is still healing, just eat a good varied diet and you will be fine.
 

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I can’t see myself eating salad for supper lol but we can eat chicken and things for supper like maybe one night il have chicken another night maybe a cheese sandwich and fast food do we need to cut that out. Sorry I’m fairly new to this I’m 4 weeks into my recovery so it’s a bit hard letting go some of the things

You don't have to change any eating as long as you are aware of impact foods with K or that can impact warfarin effectiveness.I eat the way I eat more for overall health, not to do with INR or heart surgery.
 

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I applaud “dose the diet” not diet the dose. Anticoagulation may take a while to adjust to, however being on it since 1999 everything has gone well. It’s a good thing to get your own test machine if possible.
good luck.
 

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Marketing aside they are all cut from the same stone so to speak-


When Onx were having their “carbon breakthrough” in the early 90s my fathers St Jude had already been ticking for 5+ years...lol
Marketing aside they are all cut from the same stone so to speak-


When Onx were having their “carbon breakthrough” in the early 90s my fathers St Jude had already been ticking for 5+ years...lol
That caged ball valve you show at the top of your post is the Starr-Edwards Ball-in-cage valve that they put in me in 1967 and it's still "bouncing around". They did not put serial numbers on valves back then and we are not sure of the exact valve I have.......but "echoes" clearly show it to be a "ball in cage".

Your referenced article is authored by Onyx and they must have chosen not to give Edwards Lifesciences, one of their competitors, credit for introducing the first commercially available valve in 1960.
 
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