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Largo, FL
A 62-year-old female asked:

Age 61.surgery for 70% regurg. mvp 3 mo. ago with 28 ring. heart muscle 35%. waiting on lifevest b4 pacemaker safe. any exercise to help heart muscle?

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Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Cardiac Rehab: As you already had heart surgery you are eligible to get enrolled in cardiac rehab therapy. There they will teach you cardiac rehab exercise. Consult your cardiologist to enroll you in cardiac rehab exercise therapy.
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