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Is it normal to take couple of days to wake up after a aortic valve replacement surgery

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 38 years experience
No: Almost all patients will be fully awake, after aortic valve surgery, within 12 hours. If it takes two days to wake up, i would be concerned that the m... Read More
Dr. Michael Fiocco
Thoracic Surgery 35 years experience
NO, but it happens: Most patients wake up the same day. Rarely, a patient may wake up agitated requiring further sedation to protect them from harming themselves. This m... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
A few: Age anesthetic preop status dementia narcotics liver disease. Can all slow the process down. Always worry about stroke until back to baseline!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Abnormal: But common age anesthetic copd stability and vital, signs are all involve in the desire to, arouse the patient.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology 33 years experience
What is "normal"?: A patient will undergo that procedure if it will save him or her or at least improve quality of life. If the procedure will keep a patient from goin... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Depends: The type of surgery used is important. Full sternotomy means no straining or heavy lifting for about 6-8 weeks, while a mini- sternotomy requires less... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Marijuana: If you are asking can you inhale marijuana with those diagnoses, ... Not smart.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pasala Ravichandran
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No need: Scarring occurs as a healing process. There is no need to do anything unless the scar constricts your heart called constrictive pericarditis. Symptoms... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: Moderation is always suggested.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Forever: Bad idea to start that. Take cardiac rehab, get in shape and never smoke!
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Not recommended: Not recommended, but you have personal freedom still.

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