A 33-year-old member asked:
Open heart surgery (mitral valve repair), can you tell me about the recovery?
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruzanswered
Thoracic Surgery 41 years experience
Quick: If atrial fibrillation doesn't slow release. Home 4-6days. Recovery depends on pre existing heart function and overall health. Non smokers , non obese, non diabetics , active , fit, young age recover quicker.
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