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I had a bovine aortic replacement valve in 2010. Then had an

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I had a bovine aortic replacement valve in 2010. Then had an Echo once a year afterwards. Last Echo & CT Scan showed the valve was nearly horizontal and I had LVOTO. I was told that cardiac ablation could be done as a procedure. However, is it necessary to reposition the valve, which I am told is a result of ageing. I am a 76-year old female. I did have high blood pressure for years which is now under control with Beta Blockers. Sheila
JA: When was last time you had a check up? Is there a history of high blood pressure in your family?
Customer: My Echo and subsequent CT Scan took place this year. No high blood pressure in family that I know of.
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Can't think of anything else, although I do have access to the results of these two tests and I am waiting to see my Cardiologist.

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if LVOTO is the issue then depending on your health and heart health, the valve has to be repositioned to allow better blood flow from the heart

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