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A 36-year-old male asked:

I did coarctationof aorta bypass surgery in july 2011 , now i am doing well on valsartan 80 mg once daily , do i need more f u , can i play sports?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Probably: One needs to know want exactly was done as the correction. What were symptoms and any damage. Primary suture, subclavian artery patch dacron patch or replace. Anyhow, if doing well and healed, can increase activity and get to max. Some sports are likely to be better than others. Swimming? Golf.
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