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Mar 21, 2018 · Aortic Valve Replacement in Heart & Blood Health

My cardiologist is very vague about it all…..in fact, I'm considering a 2nd opinion. Mine is at 1.3, and he says no surgery needed until it is under 1. So far, no enlargement of the heart.

Mar 21, 2018 · Aortic Valve Replacement in Heart & Blood Health

Baylor heart hospital in Plano, TX has an entire wing devoted to heart valve problems. The surgeon who developed the TAVR procedure is still there. Sorry, I can't remember his name. If you'll google the hospital, you can get lots of information about the surgery.

Mar 5, 2018 · Aortic Valve Replaced in Heart & Blood Health

Glad you're doing well, Bruce. Your experience is the first positive one I've heard about. I'm looking at the surgery down the line. May I ask, how old are you. I'm thinking you must be fairly young and in good shape otherwise.

Feb 16, 2018 · Infection in Heart & Blood Health

I talked to someone with a relative who had a mechanical valve and it got really infected. Is a mechanical valve more prone to this complication?

Nov 30, 2017 · Aortic Stenosis & Valve Replacement in Heart & Blood Health

If you were 80, they would probably recommend the TAVR.

Nov 30, 2017 · Aortic Stenosis & Valve Replacement in Heart & Blood Health

I would not hesitate to have the surgery, especially if I qualified for the TAVR surgery. Just my opinion.

Nov 28, 2017 · Aortic Stenosis & Valve Replacement in Heart & Blood Health

It is the same thing. It’s always a problem if you have it.

Nov 16, 2017 · aortic stenosis and regurgitation in Heart & Blood Health

feeling tired w/o doing anything.