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My husband died of a leaking aortic valve he suddenly passed

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my husband died of a leaking aortic valve he suddenly passed out while digging at work , would he have knowing what was happening to him, they gave him cpr but could get his heart to beat his work mate said he was dead before he fell to the ground could he be right
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
are you sure the valve did it?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
death certificate cause of death was myxomatous degenerationof the mitral valve and cardiac enlargement
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
The valve could have ruptured and caused death.This would have caused immediate death
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
one last thing would he have knowing what was happening and would he have felt anything . thank you for help
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
maybe some chest pain and short of breath for a short timethat is all
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