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Initial discovery, and the road I've been on since then

I was diagnosed with having an aortic aneurysm after an evening where I spent 17 hours in the cardiac wing of the ER at a large hospital.  …

Started by David A. Holt

8 Sep 7, 2013
Reply by Kimberlee Jones

Mechanical Heart Valve noise when attached to a dacron prosthesis to replace the aortic root and the ascending aorta

Many of you will be interested in this test result that I found today. It refers specifically to MHV noise when attached to a prothesis whi…

Started by Graeme

0 Oct 17, 2012

MHV v Tissue Valve... and the 'Elephant in the Room'..Warfarin..

All,   A blog over on the MHV group that has a lot of relevance here as well. Maybe worth a read..   cheers   Graeme

Started by Graeme

0 Sep 9, 2012

"Heartbeat River"... Apparently this soundtrack masks the sound of your MHV for better sleep..

Hi all   I'm not flogging this no endorsing it - the same as anything else that I ocassionally stumble across and think might be of benefit…

Started by Graeme

3 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Kev A

Heart Valves.. a new study on MHV versus Bioprosthetic..

This report has just been released..it makes for VERY interesting reading...  cheers Graeme  

Started by Graeme

1 Mar 5, 2011
Reply by Richard Deal

24 April 2010 - AD'ed on 24 April 2003... 7 year anniversary yesterday...

Hi all..   Just wanted to share - especially as a few members are awaiting surgery or have just had their brush with mortality in the last…

Started by Graeme

4 May 20, 2010
Reply by Dee Dee Yardley

Intel Inside...

If any of you are familiar with the INTEL Pentium Chip Log and strapline "Intel Iside" here's a clever knockoff logo for those of us that h…

Started by Graeme

0 Apr 3, 2010

Dabigatran..is it finally nearly here..a 'better mousetrap' (A replacement for Warfarin without the INR Monitoring..?)

I think it is. A LOT of positive press is coming out now with great results for this new drug to replace Warfarin. According to high ranked…

Started by Graeme

2 Apr 1, 2010
Reply by Graeme

Need your input everyone...!! www.MechanicalHeartValve.co.uk

Hi All.. I have been playing with this idea for a couple of weeks and need some input from you select and wonderful group of people.. As f…

Started by Graeme

2 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by Richard Deal

Life expectancy after an Aortic Dissection Repair?

Aha! The million dollar question your doctor and all the specialists in the world can't (won't) answer.. but to be fair it depends a lot on…

Started by Graeme

4 Nov 25, 2009
Reply by Richard Deal

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