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Hey Keith.

I have talked to the Cleveland Clinic and they all my info and awaiting a call from Autumn. Since my last message I have had an echo and went from 1.1 to .8. So its time. As a backup I have an appointment with Emory Dr. Babaliaros later in June. Thanks for all the info.. If your ever up Roswell/Woodstock area let me know, Dinner on me!!
I had open heart surgery in October 2016, to replace a bicuspid heart valve...I had severe aortic valve insufficiency & mild to moderate aortic valve stenosis; it was replaced with an OnX mechanical heart valve.
I was pretty much symptom free post surgery until I experienced 2 major GI bleeds (December 2018 & again December 2019).
Anyone else have any GI bleeding requiring hospitalization?
interesting, always good to see innovation in the market. However I belive that its always going to be a small market because
  1. more alternatives (more expensive albeit) are coming on line for non valvers
  2. more OHS is being done with tissue prosthetics and younger Valve Replacement patients were always in the minority anyway.
So far I have nothing but good words for my Roche
lookin to learn about my impending Aortic valve replacement (MINI AVR) surgery
You are getting a MIMI! How come?
I'lll bet a MIMI is French, no? Im getting a MINI mostly because they wont crack my ribs open but I'll also spend less time in surgery, recovery and in the hospital.
I had AVR through mini-sternotomy, is that the same thing I wonder?