Support Group for Mechanical & Artificial Heart Valve Surgery & Using Warfarin
OK - hows this for a statistic! Since my Aortic Dissection and replacement of my aortic Valve 13 YEARS AGO last week - I have chewed my way through 1/3 of a kilo of warfarin ..and 2 kilos of Atenolol.. scary! 13 Down - 17 to go! :-)
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hope all had a lovely Xmas and have started a bright and shiny New Year on a positive spin.... and the Xmas pounds (certainly hope not kilograms!) are now being attacked vigorously in the gym and bracing 10 mile bicycle rides etc!
Firstly my health update. Radiation treatment now all finished and side effects fading quickly.. so it seems .. so very happy on that front. First check-up end of Feb as have to wait for radiated bits to cool down (joke!) so tests…
Hello everyone - I hope you are all well, healthy and happy and enjoying our wonderful summer (Northern Hemisphere!)
Firstly, my apologies for not being more active on both this, our (MHV site) over the last 18 months or so, but running our own (very busy now!) specialist travel business and generally really living life to the full (:-) ) has kept…
** Before you read this blog post in its entirety let me reiterate that this decision (MHV v tissue valve) is an incredibly personal (and difficult!) decison and that their are nearly equal advantages to having one procedure or the other. This decision is ultimately made between yourself and your medical professional and should be based primarily on their professional opinion and recommendation.
Background: It appears that their 'seems' to be quite a spirited difference of opinion…
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