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What should I do at home after aortic valve replacement?
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Ambulate
Ambulation and physical activity as tolerated.
Once sternotomy healed if able, may swim.

In brief: Ambulate
Ambulation and physical activity as tolerated.
Once sternotomy healed if able, may swim.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. Brian Mott
No heavy lifting or driving. Walking, taking a shower are fine.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
In brief: Rest
There is a period of recovery once a patient with aortic valve replacement gets home.
Eating well, participating in phsyical therapy/cardiac rehab, taking one's medications as prescribed and getting plenty of rest is essential.

In brief: Rest
There is a period of recovery once a patient with aortic valve replacement gets home.
Eating well, participating in phsyical therapy/cardiac rehab, taking one's medications as prescribed and getting plenty of rest is essential.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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