Anybody have experiences with pulmonary valve replacement surgery?

Yes. Done several, what is the question? If you need one done go see dr. Kirk kanter at emory university in atlanta ga.

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Information/experiences with pulmonary valve replacement risks?

Indication? Assuming an adult patient, it would be important to determine if replacement is truly necessary. If the valve is very tight and creating right heart failure or low output syndrome (quite rare), valvuloplasty or removal without replacement may suffice. If the valve is infected, other complications may be present. Best left to the attending cardiologist and consulting surgeon.

Anybody code with pulmonary valve replacement?

There are many. Possible reasons for "coding" unassociated with open heart surgery. Any patient considered for pulmonary valve replacement will be appropriately evaluated prior to surgery to optimize their postoperative recovery. Even with that preparation there is always a chance that bad things can happen.

Information with pulmonary valve replacement surgery please?

Indication? Assuming an adult patient, it would be important to determine if replacement is truly necessary. If the valve is very tight and creating right heart failure or low output syndrome (quite rare), valvuloplasty or removal without replacement may suffice. If the valve is infected, other complications may be present. Best left to the attending cardiologist and consulting surgeon.

What goes on during a pulmonary valve replacement surgery? What happens before, during, and after the surgery?

Variable. Any other issues? The procedure is open heart, on bypass pump the damaged valve is removed if leaking usually and replaced. Probably a biologic=t issue valve. If it is steno tic= narrowed, some may be repaired= split/ opened. Recovery in hospital a week and home recovery 6-8 weeks in general depending on other risk factors.

What does mvp mean for future valve replacement surgery?

Replacement of mitra. This is a common finding in tall, thin younger females and is often not symptomatic. Many never require surgery. If required, many surgeons are extremely adept.