Is it normal to take days to wake up after a aortic valve replacement?

Not usually. Most patients emerge from anesthesia hours after surgery unless there are reasons for the team to keep the patient sedated. Neurological complications may need to be sorted out, and should be discussed with the medical team.

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How much time roughly does a aortic valve replacement take?

3-5 hours. depending on anatomy, extent of calcification, surgeon experience and several other patient related conditions. Read more...

Atenolol makes me tired. I had aortic valve replacement 6 weeks ago. What can I take?

Aortic Valve . Six weeks post op you should be starting to feel spiffy but post op fatigue is very common. It may not be the atenolol, talk to your doctor and discuss. We have lots of meds if the atenolol needs to be switched. Read more...
Change dose. You can either change the dosage to a smaller dose and use a different medicine if you have high bp. If you don't have high blood pressure or coronary artery disease you can stop it for a while and see what happens. Read more...