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What Person Lived Longest After Open Heart Surgery
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
It's complicated: That's a very open ended question. Heart surgery is typically indicated when the risks of surgery are outweighed by the benefits. Lots of studies have been done for various conditions to determine when it is a good idea. Considerations like symptoms (eg, chest discomfort, trouble breathing), or risk of dying (eg, large aortic aneurysms, type a dissection) are factored into the decision. ...Read more
It could be possible that a person survive if they have to have open heart surgery and have to have a tumor removed 6 weeks later?
Bioxsine serum is it good and does it have any side effects? Can a person who recently had an open heart surgery use it too?
Nobody really knows: There are thousands of supplements and "serums" advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements or "serums" have real research studies to show benefits and prove safety (their manufacturers and sellers make claims based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... but not based on real research). Real research is hard to do well, and is expensive. ...Read more
Can you smoke cigarettes after you've had open heart surgery? If you had open heart surgery when you were like 2 years old or younger and now currently 18 years old, can you smoke cigarettes? Will i be just smoking like a regular person who never had open
Does a dilated right ventricle ever require open heart surgery? If not, can a person live normally & actively with one? Cause of dilation is unknown.
Not usually: There are many possible causes of rv dilatation, including lung disease, pulm hypertension, sleep apnea and tricuspid regurgitation (leaky valve). Depending on the cause most people will live normally. The rv can be hard to judge on echocardiogram, and sometimes an rv might seem dilated due to technical artifact but actually be normal. Please continue close f/u with your md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have eccentric aortic valve and 2 minor leaks.Had open heart surgery 15 yrs ago.Is it more dangerous for me to smoke marijuana than the average person?
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