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Met with Valve specialist today, surgery in 2-3 months
Posted by Kate Raina
I met with the valve specialist at the hospital today and was not surprised to hear that he would … Read more
6 mo since my last post. I can't believe it
Posted by Jean Cook
It is now a year and a half since my mitral valve was replaced with a cow valve. Yesterday, I had … Read more

Posted by Gary Mercer
Getting my heart cath tomorrow. I am being evaluated for robotic surgery for mitral valve repair. … Read more
Great Day at Rehab
Posted by Michael Meyer
Ran for the first time in rehab, lifted heavy weights on the machines. Had a most excellent day. … Read more
1 week post-op & feeling good!
Posted by Lulu Muscarella Marrotte
We've hit the 1 week post-op mark, and I'm feeling better everyday. I'm doing as the doctor ordered … Read more
Flu Shots
Posted by Dorothy Caldwell
Hello … Read more
Who's Counting? Me, that's who! LOL!
Posted by John Noriega
Well, it's now down to two days to go before AVR! My awesome brother-in-law & wonderful sister-in- … Read more

Posted by Ruth Valenzuela
Just want all of you that are facing surgery soon, that my prayers are with you all. That means … Read more
Posted by Terrie Syvertsen
Good morning World … Read more

Posted by Elaine Foster
Has anyone had HVS at St. Fransis Franciscan Hospital in Indianapolis, IN? Or IU Methodist … Read more
Card from my sister
Posted by Tammy Pilcher
My sweet sister gave me a card that has on the front: "Good morning, this is God...". and on the … Read more
Sorin Group Mechanical Aortic Valves
Posted by Pat B.
Talked to my surgeon last Friday and told him that a mechanical valve is the way I wanted to go. … Read more
Discharged yesterday Oct 14th
Posted by Erica Eberl
I was finally able to go home yesterday afternoon. So very glad to be back home with my family. … Read more
Posted by Kimberly Goodloe
When I developed complications from open heart surgery( 1st procedure), God gave the surgeons the … Read more
A Garden of Blessings!
Posted by Olga Landry
Hello Everyone! Today was truly a garden of blessings … Read more
Most recent surgery
Posted by Megan O'Rourke
Hi. Sorry I havent posted before. Anyways, I was born with complex hearth problems. I've gone … Read more
I have a new Cardiologist
Posted by Kathryn Waymire
I saw my new heart doc Monday. He ordered another stress test echo Halter monitor on Nov 3rd. He … Read more
Surgery has been postponed!!
Posted by Joan Napier
The twists and turns continue as I wait to have HVS! After waiting all day, I received a call from … Read more
Life is timing....
Posted by MARTIN S
Well I am a triple A type personality and have learned to slow down to a tempered single A type … Read more
Remind me, please
Posted by Susan Ericsson
That I've only been home 2 full days. That my incision will hurt less. That I will be able to walk … Read more
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