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Open Heart Surgery Survival Rate By Age
What kind?: Which type of cardiac surgery you are referring to? Repair of av canal, transposition, tetralogy, tapvr, erbs, tricuspid atresia, hypoplastic left heart syndrome, pulmonary atresia intact ventricular septum, dorv, dolv, vsd, asd, hypoplastic arch, aortic valve mitral valve, coronary revascularization, maze, ventricular aneurysm repair, aortic dissection repair to include some. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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What is the survival chance of a woman of 72years old with the disease of degenerative calcific av of heart artery? Does open heart surgery help her?
It is quite common place for patients over age 65 to undergo aortic valve replacement surgery for calcific degenerative disease with or without coronary bypass. The outcomes are quite good, particularly in the hands of trained surgeons that focus primarily on heart surgery, i.e. Cardiac surgeons.
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Depends: Ebstein's anomaly may require surgery, but as with most procedures, varies with the surgeon and institution. It is almost totally a function of volume of cases done. So look for teams with published experience since a quoted rate may not apply to the institution you're looking at for help. It's the "your mileage may vary" disclaimer. ...Read more
Age only: In general males and females have almost the same results after cardiac surgery. Women have a slightly worse outcome given that they present later in their disease process. Older patients generally have more comorbidities and hence are at higher risk for cardiac surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having trouble controlling my husbands BP he had open heart surgery two months ago. Is this common heart rate ok and INR stable.?
Not commom: But not cause for alarm either. BP can always be controlled. Follow up with his cardiologist and/or primary care doctor until it's controlled. Buy a decent arm cuff ($35-$100) and check his BP after 10 minutes of complete rest each day and keep a diary to bring to the doctor. If overweight, just losing 10% of excess can bring down bp. Avoid salty foods. Google the dash diet. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
39 years ago I had open heart surgery at the age of 3. Ever since, I have lived with the sensation that my chest will tear apart. Its getting worse.
What was done?
Or may need additional work.
Get checked by thoracic surgeon for any instability of bone - sternum.
At 39 years should be solid bone unless there was an infection or fibrous non- union and fluid. ...Read more
What do you advise if I'm of 14 I had an open heart surgery at age of 1 I went to a doctor he said that some murmuring sound comes?
Please: Consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on Healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more
Ventilator: Steer protocols deal with weaning patients from the ventilator. S-screen; t-test; e-exercise; e-evaluate; r-report. ...Read more
Almost 500, 000:
Difficult to get exact numbers. Close to 300, 000 coronary artery bypass, although this number is trending down due to stents, anticholesterol meds, smoking sessation, etc.
Then there are surgeries for aneurysms, valvular disease and many different pediatric heart surgeries. So somewhere around 450k to 500k. ...Read more
Depends on operation: Heart transplant; sternotomy, institution cardiopulmonary bypass bi caval cannulation after suitable replacement heart in room, clamp&transect aorta, pulmonary artery, amputate ventricles on atrial side of av groove, anastomose new heart to atrial cuffs 3-0 prolene, aortic anastomosis 4-0 prolene, then pulmonary atery anastomosis, release cross clamp, wean off cardiopulmonary bypass, dry&close up. ...Read more
Depending on what: Is wrong, when a patient is to have open heart surgery, the surgeon is trying to get a good result. ...Read more
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