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Had a mechanical mitral valve replaced 29 days ago. Had an echo on tuesday and saw the cardiologist today and he says i am making an amazing ...
Hello Heart Warriors, I’m Home!
After seventeen days in hospital, fifteen post op I finally made it home on Saturday. Well, that was an experience, I am thinking of designin...
I’m very angry, this is wrong!
I had a stroke after I had heart surgery by a world renowned cardio thoracic surgeon, who him and his team didn’t anticoagulate me after hear...
Someone I care about, that won't be on this site, is having heart surgery tomorrow. They have asked for prayers....
Getting in and out of bed after heart surgery
With my op date approaching I'm wondering if it's a good idea to buy an orthopaedic bed wedge to use at home to aid getting in and out of bed...
How afraid should we be of ticks and Lyme disease?
There has been a surge in cases of the tick-borne infection, with rugby star Matt Dawson the latest public figure to warn of the dangers afte...
Colonoscopy and heart surgery
Hello, my husband is having a colonoscopy tomorrow. We have read various things that say you need to let the team know if you are going to ha...
I did it! 🏆🥇🏃♂️🎄
I started in Late August but today have completed my graduation run. Back then a 10 minute walk would floor me, I couldn’t imagine a 30 minut...
It's 4 weeks since my heart surgery and although the start of the incision wound has always been a bit swollen and sore it's been ok. However...
Stopping Rivaroxaban for surgery - a personal experience
Strangely I don’t mind taking the medications that control the AF itself....
Valve Sparring Aortic Root Replacement.
Hi Everyone, Just over 5 months ago I had a valve sparring aortic root replacement as my aortic root was found to be dilated by over 5.6cm. J...
Hi all, it’s been a while since I’ve posted..... my hubby Phil was diagnosed with NSCLC in 2015....
Started the programme today
Hi everyone. I am new here and I did my first ever run today....
Told I'm lying
I am currently in hospital, I have been told I am lying about the pain I'm in as the pills I am on ads used on heart surgery patients... he w...
9weeks post op
Ive been slowly building my activity levels over the past few weeks, also been able to stop wearing my posthorax vest. So today I walked with...
Sepsis program on Panorama tonight, please watch it !
Hi gang, my healthy heart was half destroyed by severe sepsis then infective endocarditis which resulted in life saving surgery. AVR, rebuild...
Traumatic major heart surgery
Hi I am 36 and had major heart surgery 6months ago, I collapsed at 9month pregnant due to my aorta dissecting. Unfortunately the baby was bro...
Coming off post-op amiodorone
Post heart surgery in early August I had 3 episodes of A Fib on day 4, day 6 and day 10, all of which were short - around 30-60 minutes. I wi...
First visit to the cardiologist
I am to stay on Anticoagulation even though I have only been in AF for 24 hours out of the last month....
Amusement and a little worried
It’s been 15 weeks this Thursday since my AVR heart surgery, and I’m 3 weeks into rehab, and going into my second week back at work, thank go...
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