A member asked:

I have aortic stenosis and will be have open heart done soon--is this safe?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. William Cooper answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

The risk of major complications related to this procedure should be less than 5%. Recovery should be less than 5 days. The procedure can also be performed with minimally invasive, small incision techniques.

Answered Dec 9, 2013



Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
Sponsor Content

Related Questions

A member asked:

What type of heart problem is senile calcific aortic stenosis?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

A member asked:

Can the heart murmur from aortic stenosis come and go?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor