A 31-year-old member asked:
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what r the best replacement heart valves?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart valves: Heart valves need to be chosen for the individual patient. Different valves have their pluses and minuses and different valves 'fit' different people. Often the valve has to be chosen in the operating room to be as it were fitted to the patient.
Answered on Mar 22, 2018

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Too complicated: Can't answer this here. Talk to your heart surgeon. "best" valve depends on their expertise, your specific situation and your future plans.
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Yes: It is absolutely essential to start cardiac rehabilitation post-operatively for any cardiac surgery, and valve replacement is not an exception.
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