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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Slaughter
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
No: It might be uncomfortable due to the sternal incision but is not dangerous for the patient.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Slaughter
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
No: Age is a significant risk factor for "routine" heart surgery as well ventricular assist devices. Age alone would not be a contraindications for withe... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Slaughter
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Yes: Continue to exercise as much as possible and maintain nutrition as well. Good to learn about the medicines that will be necessary and how to avoid in... Read More
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