Living with a Mechanical Heart Valve: Click.Tick.Thump. Love It!

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August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

new member-J. R. Lucas

Hello all after having my valve replaced  and a repair to the aorta im trying to get used to the noise which is comforting and annoying at the same time. Im 8 weeks in and doing well getting my strength back and over doing it im sure . Im a knife maker and hand forge all my knives and very anxious to get back on the anvil  and hammer . I did ask the doctor where the volume switch was , He looked at me and said you dont want to know -----enough said.

Added by James R Lucas on August 25, 2011 at 8:19 — 2 Comments

10 years and counting

Hi everyone, I've been trying to find persons who've had the transplant for over 10 years. My 10 year anniversary is coming up, its a huge milestone for me, from 40% survival when i went in for my op to 10 years now

Added by Monique Okolo Roslyn Hinds on August 24, 2011 at 20:52 — 3 Comments

Hi everyone   My name is matt I am about to have heart valve replacement been diagnosed with Mitral Stenosis , so they are going to replace my Mitral valve, I have been quite concerned about this, no…

Hi everyone

 

My name is matt I am about to have heart valve replacement been diagnosed with Mitral Stenosis , so they are going to replace my Mitral valve, I have been quite concerned about this, not knowing much about valve replacement etc, have known people have bypass but this is different apparently. I am 56 live on my own and have after reading your various blogs and comments decided to go with my first choice the Titanium Valve St.Judes is it? as don't fancy going…

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Added by Matt Stanyard on August 19, 2011 at 15:59 — 3 Comments

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