Support Group for Mechanical & Artificial Heart Valve Surgery & Using Warfarin
just found this site and think its great, I am awaiting an aortic valve replacement being diagnosed last november came as a big shock and was getting quite stressed and worried about what lay ahead, but this site has meant i was able to read about others in the same boat as me, what they went through and how they are progressing is just great and has helped calm me down, I hope to get a date through in the next two weeks for my Op, i think there will be ups and downs in…Continue
Really glad to have found this place.
My surgery was just about one month ago, and it has been a bumpy road so far.
I can use (and will be extremely grateful for) all the support and info you wish to offer.
One of this days I am going to write a proper introduction with more details, concerns and question.
For now i am just really happy to be accepted as a member.
Wish you all a very happy and very lucky New Year.
My name is Neil and I'm 43 years old. I was told back in June that I have a bicuspic aortic valve ..so I have severe aortic stenosis...I am very worried. I am physically fit and enjoy cycling, mountain walking and sea kayaking passionately..and this has come as a massive blow and don't mind admitting that I have bad days dealing with it..cry like baby. The whole process has seemed like ages to get to a point where I have only just been put on a waiting list for a valve…Continue
New to the site and pleased to have found it as it has helped me to understand better how others have felt. I am now 14 weeks post op having had a aortic valve replaced and a mitral valve repaired. So far it has been a bit of a roller coaster with a post op errthymia that is now under control and an INR level that has not yet settled down yet. But I am back to work and pretty much as active as pre op. Hopefully my experiences may be of benefit to others.
Added by Andrew Sopp on December 11, 2011 at 15:16 — No Comments
I want to give you my details so that you can get more familier with me
I am 36 year old. I went under surgery when I was 20 Years old. Now I am living a very healthy & Happy life.
I am a accountant by profession.
I get married Four Years ago. I have a Three years old Son.
I am purely vegetarian.
I went under up & down of health. I fully recovered from brain strokes two times.
WE all people having Mechanical…Continue
Added by Makarand Vijayanand Pimparkar on December 7, 2011 at 6:52 — No Comments