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A 37-year-old member asked:

Grandma has low blood pressure & needing adrenalin following surgery. should i be worried?

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Dr. Wendell Goins
General Surgery 42 years experience
Yes?: I not sure why she needed surgery but if it was an emergency you should be concerned.However it is not very uncommen that BP will need to be supported in the perioperative period in the elderly especially if they have comorbidity and the majority eventually do well.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What is low blood pressure after open hearst surgery?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
100/60: After an open heart surgery, a BP of <100/60 will start to get some attention but is not an emergency.

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