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    2nd time open heart surgery -
    chokky posted:
    MY friend had a open heart surgery 10 years before, now he is not doing well, the doctors suggested 2nd time open heart surgery. Is there any risk behind this.? is this effects to his marriage. he is 28 now.
    billh99 responded:
    At that age I assume that it is for some some kind of congenital condition.

    I don't have any idea of what kind of surgeon that he has, but I suggest that he look for a pediatric cardiac surgeon via a children's hospital.

    Adult care of congenital cardiac care is become a new specialty.,

    But pediatric surgeons are still the one with the experience.

    A friend of mine at age 45 just has surgery at a children's hospital to correct miss routed heart arteries.

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