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Is Having Open Heart Surgery Considered A Disability
Open intervention on the heart to correct congenital cardiac anomalies, repair replace heart valves, ascending aortic dissection repair, coronary bypass, heart transplant, surgical removal of heart tumors, ventricular assist devices, cox maze procedures to cure atrial fibrillation, repair of trauma to the heart. Repair of iatrogenic injuries to heart, heart-lung ...Read more
No: No age limit. It depends on your other health issues and your activity level. I've seen 90 year old women get bypasses. ...Read more
Pretty involved: Hello wavyavy -- heart bypass is an open heart surgery -- so you will be pretty involved with the whole process -- most likely you will need to stay in the hospital for about a week and a recovery time up to 3 months -- this is not an optional type of procedure -- but it is done to hopefully prolong your life -. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If old patient developed sepsis after elective open AAA repair. is it necessarily a medical error or negligence?
Any elective proced-: ure has it's risks and benefits, which is discussed by the surgeon before the actual procedure is done. With AAA, even sepsis or infection is discussed as a complication, which is why you must sign your life away when consenting. You were warned pros/cons. If infection is listed, and can happen anytime the body is open, and antibiotics are given, then it's not neither negligence or medical error. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A relative (63 yrs old) is undergoing treatment for left coronary artery stenosis and has a minor heart attack a week ago. Is surgery necessary?
What is the recovery time for a 2 year old having an open heart surgery to fix asd vsd and double right chamber?
What is the normal recovery time for a patient who is having a vsd repaired? With no complications.
I have had 2 OpenHeart Surgurys In The Past,The Valve is leaking,moderate AI,should open heart be considered a 3rd Time?.I have congenital A.S.?tyvm
AI managed medically: It has been my impression that valve replacement is not usually necessary in aortic insufficiency. If your prior surgery was for the aortic valve, it would be helpful to know what was done. I do not understand the initials present...?arteriovenous malformation? Details would be helpful to fulfill the answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I will be having a venous ablation procedure for severe venous reflux. Is there untenable risk having both legs done during the same procedure? Surgeon is willing but I'm feeling wary learning this is less commonly done.
Yes: Well, it is technically more difficult for a heart surgeon if the patient has had previous surgery, but it still should be safe and, of course, if the surgery is indicated, that is not a reason not to do it. In deciding about whether to operate on a patient, we compare the risk with the potential benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Immediately should be with care. After a month or so, same as most flyers, presuming all checkups are on target! ...Read more
I'm having double incision FTM top surgery done and was wondering if regional anesthesia is a viable option for that?
Complex issue: Kids who have a normal intellect at birth tend to lag far behind their age equivalent peers on academic progress if they have complex congenital heart disease, this disparity tends to increase with increased time for hospital care and away from school. For others, the chd is just one parameter of a genetic or chromosome disorder that has reduced intellectual abilities to start with. ...Read more
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