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  • Thank you for all the feedback and support. I have done so much research, but relationships with people that have gone through this is incredibly helpful. I am going to do my best to relax until February and trust that I have the best doc on my case. ...

  • I went through that too. A low platelet count can result in internal bleeding. I don't remember the duration but they gave me a transfusion and surgery went forward soon after my count was back up. Many things can cause low count including heart meds ...

  • Hello all.  To make a long story short my husband has CAD and had 9 stents placed in his heart 15 years ago.  Now it is time to have triple bypass surgery and he is in the hospital near his work (30 miles away),  I am all alone (due to covid) and scared ...

  • I had a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) just over two weeks ago. I am experiencing Vertigo and wonder if anyone else has had this problem. Sent from my iPhone

  • Beth, that's the protocol! I actually went back and forth with them for several years before Svensson said I should come it for a visit which, by the way, was last February! Had surgery in March when he looked at me and in response to my suggestion that ...