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Heart surgery at 18 years old. Will it rule me out for lots of good jobs?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: And your outcome??

Heart surgery at 18 might mean something as benign as a trans-vascular ASD closure or a heart transplant.
Your general health & lifestyle achieved after the procedure will set stage for what you can do. If you are playing racket ball 2 days a week & cycling 6 miles/day the types of work you compete for will be different than those you pursue if you must maintain a quiet lifestyle.

In brief: And your outcome??

Heart surgery at 18 might mean something as benign as a trans-vascular ASD closure or a heart transplant.
Your general health & lifestyle achieved after the procedure will set stage for what you can do. If you are playing racket ball 2 days a week & cycling 6 miles/day the types of work you compete for will be different than those you pursue if you must maintain a quiet lifestyle.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Should not

Cardiac surgery if succesfull should not impact your ability to perform the majority of jobs out there.

In brief: Should not

Cardiac surgery if succesfull should not impact your ability to perform the majority of jobs out there.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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