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Aortic Stenosis, Joined March 18, 2021

Aortic Stenosis
Joined March 18, 2021

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    I am from: El Paso
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    My surgery date is: September 8, 2021
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Hi warriors ! 8 days post op mini thorocotomy .AVR Fatigue dissipating daily. Incision has no pain. BP spiked significantly and feel hot. The people at UT Southwestern are changing my BP meds and they seem to be responding.Physiologic changes from sudden
Debra Keife  Awesome. Welcome to the club! I hope your recovery is smooth. .
Kimberly Eisenhut  Well, you look happy and healthy! Yeah!!!
Tracy Fallu  You look happy and free of stress.
Deena Elani  Jose, you look like you are vacationing at a spa, not 8 days post open heart surgery. 😂. Congrats ... Read more
Mike Dotson  Once those post op bumps get ironed out, it’ll be smooth sailing for you. I look forward to read o ... Read more
Susan Lynn  Looking great, Jose! I would love to read the rest of your post - the heart warriors from the medica ... Read more
Jay Heagerty  Good news, it keeps getting better each week.
Lauren R  Great to hear, Jose! I am scheduled for mitral valve surgery with Dr. Doolabh next week. Any advice ... Read more
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Jose Villarrealposted a photo
439 days ago
Hi warriors ! 8 days post op mini thorocotomy .AVR Fatigue dissipating daily. Incision has no pain. BP spiked significantly and feel hot. The people at UT Southwestern are changing my BP meds and they seem to be responding.Physiologic changes from sudden
Debra Keife  Awesome. Welcome to the club! I hope your recovery is smooth. .
Kimberly Eisenhut  Well, you look happy and healthy! Yeah!!!
Tracy Fallu  You look happy and free of stress.
Deena Elani  Jose, you look like you are vacationing at a spa, not 8 days post open heart surgery. 😂. Congrats ... Read more
Mike Dotson  Once those post op bumps get ironed out, it’ll be smooth sailing for you. I look forward to read o ... Read more
Susan Lynn  Looking great, Jose! I would love to read the rest of your post - the heart warriors from the medica ... Read more
Jay Heagerty  Good news, it keeps getting better each week.
Lauren R  Great to hear, Jose! I am scheduled for mitral valve surgery with Dr. Doolabh next week. Any advice ... Read more
This was my first post op day. The smile may have been influenced by some dilaudid. The surgery went well Dr Doolhab was able to get things done via a 3 inch incision in my upper chest wall. The most uncomfortable thing was the chest tube . Man that hurt.
Sara Latina  Looking great Jose!!! Hope your at home for recovery now.
Mike Tirrell  The chest tubes are from hell! Glad you are feeling well Jose.
Marie Myers  Welcome to recovery!
Steve Miller  Great news! Glad to see you on the road to recovery. Stay strong!!
  Great smile no matter what caused it. Congratulations and welcome to recovery. God bless you
Deena Elani  Hi Jose!! So glad you are in the recovery mode. The hardest parts are all over! Yay!!! Stay well, ... Read more
Thomas LaCombe  Glad to see you are in recovery! Praying and wishing a fast recovery
Kimberly Eisenhut  Prayers for a speady recovery!
Jay Heagerty  Good to hear! Best of luck with your recovery!
Susan Lynn  You look fabulous! Great smile - even if you had a little help from the drugs!
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Jose Villarrealposted a photo
442 days ago
This was my first post op day. The smile may have been influenced by some dilaudid. The surgery went well Dr Doolhab was able to get things done via a 3 inch incision in my upper chest wall. The most uncomfortable thing was the chest tube . Man that hurt.
Sara Latina  Looking great Jose!!! Hope your at home for recovery now.
Mike Tirrell  The chest tubes are from hell! Glad you are feeling well Jose.
Marie Myers  Welcome to recovery!
Steve Miller  Great news! Glad to see you on the road to recovery. Stay strong!!
  Great smile no matter what caused it. Congratulations and welcome to recovery. God bless you
Deena Elani  Hi Jose!! So glad you are in the recovery mode. The hardest parts are all over! Yay!!! Stay well, ... Read more
Thomas LaCombe  Glad to see you are in recovery! Praying and wishing a fast recovery
Kimberly Eisenhut  Prayers for a speady recovery!
Jay Heagerty  Good to hear! Best of luck with your recovery!
Susan Lynn  You look fabulous! Great smile - even if you had a little help from the drugs!
In with a new Richards bioprosthetic valve
Richard Munson  Wow, that is intricate looking. I’m honored they named it after me. Your smile tells the story.
Deena Elani  Richard😂😂😂😂😂
Jose Villarreal  Lol! Sorry Richard I guess some loss of sleep has fogged my mind. Any Edwards out there? It’s the E ... Read more
Richard Munson  No problem jose, you sound good now. My middle name is edward so i am still claiming credit. Lol.
Susan Lynn  Very cool - you wonder who invents this stuff! I had the chance to go to Edwards Patient Day a few ye ... Read more
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Jose Villarrealposted a photo
442 days ago
In with a new Richards bioprosthetic valve
Richard Munson  Wow, that is intricate looking. I’m honored they named it after me. Your smile tells the story.
Deena Elani  Richard😂😂😂😂😂
Jose Villarreal  Lol! Sorry Richard I guess some loss of sleep has fogged my mind. Any Edwards out there? It’s the E ... Read more
Richard Munson  No problem jose, you sound good now. My middle name is edward so i am still claiming credit. Lol.
Susan Lynn  Very cool - you wonder who invents this stuff! I had the chance to go to Edwards Patient Day a few ye ... Read more
Out with the decrepit old valve
Marie Myers  Cool picture!
Deena Elani  Wow, interesting. Some calcification, not sure what else. Congrats!!!!!!!’
rich monoson  Awesome pictures! At least it worked and kept you going for awhile.
Jose Villarreal  It was pretty calcified and stenotic bicuspid valve. Going through some blood pressure spikes but med ... Read more
Deena Elani  It will settle down, Jose. Ups and downs with BP are normal directly post surgery. But time is a rem ... Read more
Kimberly Eisenhut  WOW! Thats amazing! The human body is so amazing!
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Jose Villarrealposted a photo
442 days ago
Out with the decrepit old valve
Marie Myers  Cool picture!
Deena Elani  Wow, interesting. Some calcification, not sure what else. Congrats!!!!!!!’
rich monoson  Awesome pictures! At least it worked and kept you going for awhile.
Jose Villarreal  It was pretty calcified and stenotic bicuspid valve. Going through some blood pressure spikes but med ... Read more
Deena Elani  It will settle down, Jose. Ups and downs with BP are normal directly post surgery. But time is a rem ... Read more
Kimberly Eisenhut  WOW! Thats amazing! The human body is so amazing!
This was taken the morning of surgery September 8 th. I was feeling positive energy knowing I had the power of prayer behind me. I had traveled from El Paso to Dallas with my wife and three kids. The day before I had my pre op visit with Dr Neelan Doohlab
Mike Dotson  Looking great my friend. It's a great feeling to get it behind you, no? Recover well and you'll be ... Read more
Jose Villarreal  Thanks Mike! You look great as well. On to recovery mode
rich monoson  Jose, I felt so positive and optimistic also driving to hospital on the day of surgery. I am so grate ... Read more
Meredith Bray  Oh man, I stood in front of the mirror the night before my surgery and I was immobilized. Frozen. Str ... Read more
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Jose Villarrealposted a photo
442 days ago
This was taken the morning of surgery September 8 th. I was feeling positive energy knowing I had the power of prayer behind me. I had traveled from El Paso to Dallas with my wife and three kids. The day before I had my pre op visit with Dr Neelan Doohlab
Mike Dotson  Looking great my friend. It's a great feeling to get it behind you, no? Recover well and you'll be ... Read more
Jose Villarreal  Thanks Mike! You look great as well. On to recovery mode
rich monoson  Jose, I felt so positive and optimistic also driving to hospital on the day of surgery. I am so grate ... Read more
Meredith Bray  Oh man, I stood in front of the mirror the night before my surgery and I was immobilized. Frozen. Str ... Read more
Rose Madura  Thank God the angel alerted you to change physicians. Best wishes on your journey.
Susan Lynn  Welcome, Jose! ❤
  Bienvenido José! So glad you joined our community of heart warriors. It was an Angel, I’m sure. Th ... Read more
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Jose Villarrealposted a photo
482 days ago
Rose Madura  Thank God the angel alerted you to change physicians. Best wishes on your journey.
Susan Lynn  Welcome, Jose! ❤
  Bienvenido José! So glad you joined our community of heart warriors. It was an Angel, I’m sure. Th ... Read more