Support Group for Mechanical & Artificial Heart Valve Surgery & Using Warfarin
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Sorry not been on this site for a while. Just to keep you posted as its 5 months since my aortic valve replacement.
I saw my Cardiologist this week and i had a few questions answered. I was due to have ascending aorta replacement during the op but since found out i had a twist in the aorta that they managed to straighten but forgot to ask how!
I also found out something interesting as i didn't have a Bicuspid valve, i had a Quadricuspid valve (4 leaflets), but…Continue
Posted on June 29, 2013 at 21:23 — 1 Comment
Sorry not replyed sooner as no computer for a while!
Thanks for your reply.
Hope you are keeping well and still busy cycling!!
My scar seems to be feeling alot better and think the bio oil is helping. My aches and pains are easing thanks.
I have just been given anti biotics as ive got a throat infection but dr agreed for me to hold back until tomorrow before i start takng them and see how i feel as warfarin levels will be messed up and just…Continue
Posted on May 10, 2013 at 22:22
Well bags packed off for my 5* All inclusive hols to Derriford hospital tomorrow ready for op on Wednesday. ( aortic valve and Ascending aorta replacment). Think i just need to get my "huggy" ready and hopefully sorted! Will keep you posted in hopefully week or so! x
Posted on January 14, 2013 at 21:15 — 18 Comments
Hi i met with the surgeon today. Great to be able to put a face to the name! He explained all whats to happen as i need aortic valve replacement and also ascending aorta replacement. Aorta not too dilated yet but will progress within the next 5 years so he said will replace it the same time. I asked how long will i have to wait and i think i was shocked as i can have the operation in November. But he also said with 2 young children perhaps i may want to wait till January so i can enjoy xmas.…Continue
Posted on October 22, 2012 at 20:00 — 3 Comments