Recovery Blog - Page 8

By Adam Pick

“Did Your Enlarged (Dilated) Left Ventricle Return To Normal Size After Surgery?” Asks Sandra

By Adam Pick on August 20, 2009

I just received a great question from Sandra about heart valve disease, enlarged hearts and valve surgery.

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“How Long Will My Dad’s Pumphead Last After Heart Valve Surgery?” Asks Rob

By Adam Pick on August 4, 2009

I just received a follow-up question from Rob about pumphead and memory loss after heart surgery that you might find interesting.

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Recovery Alert: Cardiac Rehab Programs Are “Under-Utilized”

By Adam Pick on July 30, 2009

One of my critical heart valve surgery recovery tips for patients is… to attend a cardiac rehabilitation program following heart surgery.

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“Any Physical Limitations After Open Heart Surgery?” Asks Aaron

By Adam Pick on July 28, 2009

Aaron just emailed me an interesting question about physical limitations following open heart surgery.

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“Open Heart Surgery And Hair Loss?” Asks Tim

By Adam Pick on July 23, 2009

I just received a very interesting question about hair loss and heart surgery from Tim.

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"High Heart Rate After Heart Surgery?" Asks Pete

By Adam Pick on June 23, 2009

I just received a great question from Pete about high heart rates after open heart surgery.

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Vertigo, Headaches & Vision Problems After Heart Valve Surgery… Can You Help Mandy?

By Adam Pick on June 22, 2009

I just received a very interesting email from Mandy about heart valve surgery, vertigo, headaches and vision complications after heart surgery. As you can read below, Mandy is asking for all of our help.

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“Memory Loss After Heart Surgery?” Asks Paige

By Adam Pick on June 19, 2009

I just received an interesting question about memory loss after heart valve surgery from Paige Mitchell of Virginia.

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Patricia, 71, Experiences Hoarse Voice After Difficult Intubation

By Adam Pick on June 7, 2009

Thanks to a great support group and medical team, I made a full recovery after my double heart valve surgery. However, I did experience a series of physical and emotional challenges during my recovery. One of those challenges was specific to my voice. As Robyn (my wife) could tell you, my voice became incredibly hoarse following surgery.

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“When Were You 100% Recovered From Open Heart Surgery?” Asks Holly

By Adam Pick on June 2, 2009

On the topic of heart valve surgery recovery, I just received a very important question from Holly.

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