UC and arotic valve replacement.

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   Posted 7/4/2008 9:03 AM (GMT -6)   
I am just wondering if anyone here may know or have had this problem.
A friend needs to have his Arotic Valve replaced and has UC and he is concerned about taking blood thinners.
He is wondering what kind of vavle to have.

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   Posted 7/4/2008 10:54 AM (GMT -6)   
I would suggest he ask his GI and his surgeon to talk together to plan his care.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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