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Father is having surgery for aortic valve stenosis. Should I be worried?

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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic
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Most open heart surgical progras have reported operative mortality of less than 5% and major complications of less than 10%.
Greater than 90-95% of the time everything should work out fine. The average hospital stay is 4-7 days. If your father is not too sick with many other problems and has decent heart function you cn expect the above results.

In brief: A little

Most open heart surgical progras have reported operative mortality of less than 5% and major complications of less than 10%.
Greater than 90-95% of the time everything should work out fine. The average hospital stay is 4-7 days. If your father is not too sick with many other problems and has decent heart function you cn expect the above results.
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