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

Support Group for Mechanical & Artificial Heart Valve Surgery & Using Warfarin

Saw this online today and thought it was a good read..... interesting the number of recipients of MHV's - that's an awful lot of tick.click.thump! people walking around!

"Approximately 265,000 prosthetic valves are now implanted worldwide each year, valued at over $700 million. About 60% of these are mechanical valves, with a market value of around $400 million. Over two million mechanical valves have been implanted in patients around the world during the last several decades. Read MORE here about how valves are made...

 

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Graeme

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