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4674934 tn?1409667530 Mitral Valve Balloon Valvuloplasty
1652617 tn?1301853701 Either process burdens the heart and may lead to serious problems including heart failure. A mechanical heart valve is intended to replace a diseased heart valve with its prosthetic equivalent.
Avatar n tn Not generally. Some patients with severe heart failure and mitral valve regurgitation can get some benefit from biventricular pacing.
Avatar n tn These results look almost like mine. If our ages would also match, they would mean: "Go home, you are fine" - at least, that's what they told me. MR = Mitral valve regurgitation, TR = Tricuspid valve regurgitation, EF = Ejection fraction.
Avatar m tn I recently ended up in Emergency room with breathing problems and heart beating strangely. I had teh following test performed and these are the results. What are these telling me? ECG Sinus rhythm with premature atrial complexes ST & T wave abnormality, consider anterolateral ischemia, abnormal ECG X-Ray of Chest Lungs are markedly hyperinflated. Emphysema.
Avatar n tn In this case, your doctors did this and thought the uncertainty of any benefit was outweighed by the potential risks of the medication It sounds like the test may have been a type of ultrasound. Regurgitation is a term that refers to the incomplete closure of a heart valve and blood seeping backward through this incompletely closed valve, when it should move forward.
Avatar m tn should i get a mechanical heart valve?
Avatar m tn Hi all! Does anyone have had or know anybody living with multiple heart valve. If so, what is like to live with multiple prostheses valve? Your reply will highly appreciated and respected.
Avatar n tn I was told a number of years ago that i had a very small tear in the bottom left side of my heart, which was the mitral Valve.
453731 tn?1225199508 Hello... I was only 19 when I had my first open heart surgery, I am now 29 and needing the 4th one... The first two OHS were both mitral valve repair, the 3rd one was a mitral valve replacement (porcine valve) all due to mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation. I just recently had a baby (now 4 1/2 mos old via an emergency C-section) and am now in bad need of my 4th OHS due to severe mitral valve stenosis accompanied by a moderate pulmonary hypertension.
Avatar f tn HE SAYS MY MITRAL VALVE DOSNT CLOSE. AND MY ELECTRICAL SYSTEM GOES THROGH MY HEART INSTEAD OF AROUND IT LIKE IT IS SUPPOSE TO. WILL HE EVER NEED TO FIX IT SURGICAL ? . IT INHERITED IT FROM MY MOM WHO IS NOW DECEASED. I ALSO GOT THE ANEMIA WHICH FOR NOW IS O.K. CAN YOU TELL ME MORE ABOUT THIS HEART DEFECT? THANKS.
Avatar f tn Does anyone know if a leaking heart valve could be related to excessive yawning?
Avatar f tn She is now a little over a year old. Her heart condition was diagnosed upon birth, and my husband and I were advised by the pedia-cardio that total correction via open heart surgery would be needed at age 2 or 3. Because of the risks involved, my husband and I are wary about the open heart surgery. Is there even the slightest possibility that the hole in the heart can close on its own, in the case of TOF? Was there any TOF case in the past that the heart's hole closed on its own?
Avatar m tn I am 50yrs old and recently had double valve replacement {Mitral & Aorta} and had triple By-Pass surgery all at the same time. I had radiation theropy in 1987 and its said that this caused most of the damage to the heart? has any one out there had radiation theropy for hodgkins lymphoma & had heart problems after treatment. Having problem swallowing meds also due to radiation.
790547 tn?1236791088 i have been diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse in the past but now the valve isnt prolapsing however my tricuspid valve is dilated and my doc doenst seem to think its anything to worry about that its normal in pregnancy but he didnt really explain why or what it means or anything else i was wondering if anyone had any information on this or have ever heard of anything about it. the doc said it should go away after i have the baby???
699642 tn?1228204904 For this reason, he has wonder full tips about recovering from heart valve repair or heart valve replacement. This book (The patient guide to heart valve surgery) and website (http://www.heart-valve-surgery.com/) was designed to support you, the patient, or caregiver, through the entire heart-valve surgery process - from diagnosis to recovery. On his experience, he provides some bothersome symptoms such as palpitations, insomnia, shortness of breath, and slight numbness in extremities.
Avatar n tn These diet drugs have been associated with heart valve problems, particularly the mitral valve, but the exact association is still unclear. Trace valvular regurgitation is not anything to worry about and is probably unrealted to the diet drugs and the sinus tachycardia.
Avatar m tn The doctor said it was a minor heart valve problem which would be alright with passage of time. A few years ago, a primary physician could hear a murmur during a routine exam and advised an echo. The echo was performed under supervision of the same cardiologist, who had seen her at birth. The cardilogist said that there was no infection, no endocarditis or any other abnormality, but advised regular monitoring.
Avatar n tn My husband had mitral valve replacement in 1988. They used a "carbon?" valve is what he calls it. I don't know if that is different than a mechanical valve or not, but here is the question. He has been on his coumadin regularly and has his protime checked approximately every 3 months as per his doctor's orders.
Avatar n tn You lack of cardiovascular performance could be just an underdeveloped cardiovascular system due to a sedentary lifestyle or a pulmonary/breathing issue. One of the things though that does raise a flag and points to a heart or heart valve issue is when you say you got black-outs when quickly getting out of bed.
Avatar f tn Anticoagulant medications prevent blood clots, especially in patients who have heart rhythm problems such as atrial fibrillation or have had heart valve surgery and have a replacement valve made of metallic material". source Mayo Clinic. I think this was explained on another thread. Mayo Clinic one of the leading hospital for valve problems.
342425 tn?1241379464 When I was pregnant with my last child ,which will be 3 in December 2007, I was having some problems with my heart. We did an echocardiogram and said my mitro valve was not closing it was flapping basically. We figured this was from the extra blood volume but they wanted me to get it checked after I have the baby. Well that has been almost 3 years. I do not have health ins. and have not gone to the dr.