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How can you tell the difference between Asthma and Mitral Repair Annuloplasty Ring 2 yrs on causing wheezing on exhaling Air at night when lying down?
After mitral valve repair with annuloplasty ring and health is good with trivial regurgitation is there any evidence in betablockers for life? Jay
No: I suspect you were put on a beta blocker after surgery for atrial arrhythmias (especially atrial fibrillation) which is very common in the first few months after mitral repair surgery. But once you're fully healed (6 months), if you're not having any dysrhythmia and your blood pressure is controlled, you won't need beta blockers any longer. If your BP is up, a different drug could be used anyway. ...Read more
Are Antibiotics required in the UK or USA
for Endoscopy GI for a person with Mitral Valve Annuloplasty Ring Repair with Proshetic Material ?
In UK GP's advice 3g sachet of Amoxicillin for Dental Deep Scale with Prosthetic Material Annuloplasty Ring in Mitral ValveRepair Why in USA only 2g?
Expert opinion: The guidelines are based on expert opinion. There are no (and never will be) randomized controlled studies to determine the optimal dose. In the USA, the consensus expert opinion is 2 grams of amoxicillin 1 hour before dental procedures. Medical care in the UK is first rate. I would trust their opinion equally. (maybe 1 gram is enough - no one knows!). ...Read more
How important is Dental Deep Clean Scale Polish after Mitral Valve Repair with Annuloplasty ring 2 yrs after Operation
With good Oral hygiene ?
Is a 3g sachet of Amoxicillin correct for Dental Deep Scale and Polish with Prosthetic Material Annuloplasty Ring in Mitral Valve Repair 1Hr before?
Mitral valve repair surgery with prosthetic material annuloplasty ring 6 months postop are antibiotics required for life for dental work in us & uk?
AHA recommendations: As of now, in the us, according to the aha, yes. I cannot say what the protocol would be in the uk but would assume it was the same. Your own cardiologist is the one to address all your questions and concerns to, both now and in the future. See the following site for more information as to basic recommendations: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/congenitalheartdefects/theimpactofcongenitalheartdefects/infective-endocarditis_ucm_307108_article.Jsp. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood test in UK , i have Mitral Valve Repair with Annuloplasty Ring No sterile wipe was used and The Nurse put her finger on vein Endocarditis.risk?
Had CABG x 4 + mv repair (ring annuloplasty) 6 months ago. How long do I take warf and avoid green leafy vegs?
Anticoagulation: Length of anticoagulation therapy or warfarin depends on if your heart rhythm is regular(sinus) or irregular(atrial fibrillation).If it is regular then most of surgeons would stop warfarin after 3 to 6 months & start you on aspirin, however if it is atrial fibrillation then you would need it for life long & would require constant monitoring with pt/inr blood tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lvef 10-15% before cabgx4 +mv repair (ring annuloplasty). Now lvef 20-25%. Taking lasix40 in morn & lasiclactone50 in evening. How much liquid is ok.
Check with your doc: This is a serious issue. You will probably need beta blockade and ace/arb treatment also. Digoxin may also be an option. The usual fluid intake is 1-2 liters daily. Keep in close touch with your doc. Nothing to fool around with! get second opinion to make you more comfortable with the treatment. ...Read more
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