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Aortic Valve Replacement

Side Effects of Aortic Valve Replacement

Potential side effects of aortic valve replacement include:

  • Post-surgical bleeding
  • Blood clots leading to myocardial infarction (heart attack), stroke, or lung problems
  • Incision site infection
  • Pneumonia
  • Problems breathing
  • Arrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythm)
 

Locations for Aortic Valve Replacement