Heart valve surgery
I want to Marry a girl who has undergone Heart Valve Surgery. She is 27 now. She is taking medicines which are prescribed by her Cardiologist and she has adviced to take it for lifetime. What are the risks involved after marriage, in terms of pregnancy, medicine side effects and living a healthy life?
Doctor Answers (2) on Heart valve surgery
Though this answer is not specific to her Bec we don't have her medical details and don't even know which valve is replaced or if any other involved or not. But in general valve related anti coagulation medicine can be shifted to self use injection ( subcutaneous) like insulin once or twice a day during the pregnancy period. If she is one who has no other valve involved and rest of heart is normal, she would be fine and live well during and after the pregnancy delivery
more detailed specific info. sit w a cardiologist who has dealt w such pts and pregnancy earliet
what was the cause if valve replacement ? can it run in the family ??
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