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Could A Heart Valve Repair Itself
A valve is a structure that regulates the direction of flow. The heart is a special kind of pump. It moves blood by squeezing and relaxing. There are 4 chambers and each chamber has a valve. This keeps blood from moving backwards when the heart squeezes. When a chamber squeezes it lets the blood move forward but when the chamber is relaxed it prevents the blood from ...Read more
Effective: Cardiac surgery is effective for treating the cardiovascular effects of Marfans syndrome but need careful evaluation for proper timing of surgical intervention. Because Marfans is a degenerative tissue disease usually replacement rather than repair is indicated for long term success both in the cardiac and vascular system. ...Read more
If they do heart valve repair on babies is it the same way, do they use a annupolsty ring to support it.
2yr on heart Valve Repair Migraine Auras no headache had one today and one hr later get them 4-5 times a mth withPropranolol 1every 8wks anynew ideas?
Episodic Migraine: Once a diagnosis of episodic migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. See your GP for evaluation and professional migraine management. ...Read more
Heart valve repair few yrs
Dentist tends to sratch with a hook
which can make the gum bleed on a check up. Rather take amoxicillin for a clean only!
Depends: Depends on your situation. Ask MD. Err on side of antibiotics if unsure. ...Read more
Dot light moves across my field vision and goes (many times )after was on Heart-Lung machine 3 yrs ago for heart valve repair now twice a yr. Ideas?
Whether or not: there's a connection between your mitral valve repair 3 years ago and your symptoms now, you should see an eye doctor. You can start with a licensed optometrist who can then refer you to a ophthalmologist if necessary. Also, at age 50 with history of migraine, it's a good "eye-dea" to have yearly optometric exams anyway. Best wishes. Dr. Anne ...Read more
Depends which valve: Repair most commonly is done on mitral valve, especially when mitral prolapse is present. The excess, "floppy" tissue causing the valve to prolapse is excised to make leaflets more taught. Sometimes an artificial ring is inserted around the base of the leaflets to cinch the whole apparatus together, if it has become dilated, preventing leaflets from closing up against each other. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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