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Is it okay to have low blood pressure following an aortic valve replacement?

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Dr. Brian Mott
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Not really: I would suspect if it's really low, systolic pressure less than 90 , that perhaps your being over medicated with something or are dehydrated.
Dr. James Strader
Cardiology 22 years experience
Depends : Depends on how low, and if you are on blood pressure or heart medications. Most people are on some sort of medication following heart valve surgery. Check with your doctor to be sure.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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