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    Aortic stenosis
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    rimtechmob posted:
    Im due to have surgery some time this year
    bean to local hospital a couple of time with chest pain treponin levels are normal have had in ambulance last yesterday the t our what ever its called on a ecg inverted in ambulance but every thing in hospital was okay even though they did not do the second treponin test and i have consistant pain near the aorta and my balance is not that crash hot and i feel at any time im going to faint plus my legs are swollen and hand and the drug frusid they have given me is not working
    and the swelling goes up and down and at times my vision is blurred ps i do not urinate properly and the pain is not reflux its can get very painful at times please help is the valve failing

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    cardiostarusa1 responded:
    Hi:

    "Is the valve failing?"

    It sounds like it is.

    In general, as reported, a normal aortic valve opening is at least 2 cm. In mild aortic stenosis, the valve opens 1.0-1.3 square cm; in moderate aortic stenosis, the open valve area ranges from 0.8-0.9 square cm; and in severe aortic stenosis, the open aortic valve area is calculated to be less than 0.8 square cm.


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    Best of luck with the upcoming surgery and down the road of life.

    Take care,

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    Informational/support site for heart valve replacement patients, and for those who may/will require this type of major surgery soon.

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    rimtechmob responded:
    I fix Computers and laptops ps i nod fall asleep at unusual times during the day cant seem to concentrate properly plus now im dry reaching and head aches are very painful 2 3 2014 FALLING ASLEEP ANY TIME DURING THE DAY
    headache abnormal t levels in ecg one time in ambulance shakes


    balance is out uneven gait more to post here
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to rimtechmob's response:
    "I nod, fall asleep at unusual times during the day. Can't seem to concentrate properly, plus now, I'm dry reaching and headaches are very painful"

    PLEASE tell your doctor(s).

    Take good care,

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    rimtechmob replied to rimtechmob's response:
    Thankyou seing my cardiac specailist soon going to tell her plus now im under a cardiac nurse wwho i see daily she said the symptoms are the Aorta and suggestive of the Aotora playing up Quicker than normal the doctors here say its skelatil but the nurse says its the Aorta having a hissy fit ps thankyou for your help
    RimtechMob
     
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to rimtechmob's response:
    You're welcome and thanks for the update.

    Take extra-good care,

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    rimtechmob responded:
    Before they do my heart valve replacement surgery im going to a hospital in Brisbane Prince charless to have tests of my brain because i have epilepsy and a benign tumor on the lining of my brain cant remember what it is called they are doing this before the heart operation which will be sometime this month to make sure there are no other problems ill post what is happening as soon as i know
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to rimtechmob's response:
    Thanks for the update.

    Best of luck with the tests, and hope the surgery goes textbook perfect.

    CardioStar*

     
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    rimtechmob replied to rimtechmob's response:
    Surgery done two weeks ago
    new metal valve plus other valve needed repair
    bicuspid valves set up
    now to get my fitnesss back and loose a bit more weight
    RimtechMob
     
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    rimtechmob replied to rimtechmob's response:
    ps had tests redone -- valve was within months of fully closing Surgeon is a awsome doctor
    RimtechMob
     
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to rimtechmob's response:
    Thanks for the update.

    Hope all goes well for you from now on.

    CardioStar*



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    Patient resources

    Informational/support site for heart valve replacement patients, and for those who may/will require this type of major surgery soon.

    SEE: FORUMS

    http://www.valvereplacement.org/forums/forum.php

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    Typically, cardiac rehab plays an important role in the overall recovery process, which is different for everyone and at any age.

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    Cardiac Rehab

    http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/tc/cardiac-rehabilitation-topic-overview

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    Cardiac rehab: Building a better life after heart disease

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    rimtechmob replied to cardiostarusa1's response:
    Thankyou for your help CardioStar thankyou
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    cardiostarusa1 replied to rimtechmob's response:
    You're welcome.

    Take extra-good care,

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