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Heart Valve Surgery

Alternate Names : Surgery of the Heart Valves

Heart Valve Surgery | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

The person will spend at least an hour in the surgery recovery room until the anesthesia has worn off. The person then must stay in the hospital a few days to recover. Pain medications are given as needed for discomfort.

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Heart Valve Surgery: Home Care and Complications

Author: Adam Brochert, MD
Reviewer: Donald E. Fry, MD
Date Reviewed: 06/07/01

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