Please do not be subjective with cardiovascular disease, the consequences will be very dangerous

Mr. Bui Duc Thuan, 54 years old, residing in Tam Nong, Phu Tho, has a history of tight mitral valve stenosis, severe mitral valve regurgitation, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, is indicated for heart valve replacement surgery but has not had surgery. Recently, I have had difficulty breathing and chest tightness.
The family took Mr. Thuan to Phu Tho Provincial General Hospital for a cardiovascular examination . Through examination and preclinical tests, the doctors diagnosed the patient with strict mitral stenosis, severe mitral valve regurgitation, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation.

After two weeks of intensive medical treatment, the heart failure condition improved, paraclinical indicators met the surgical conditions, the patient underwent mechanical mitral valve replacement surgery using the endoscopic method.

After 4 hours, the surgery was successful. The patient continues to be monitored and actively resuscitated. 10 hours after surgery, the patient’s health was stable, alert, and he was advised to remove the endotracheal tube and stop taking vasopressors. 3 days after surgery, the patient was able to eat and walk on his own. Currently, after 7 days of surgery, the patient’s health has recovered well, no longer has difficulty breathing, chest tightness, can eat and drink, and is expected to be discharged from the hospital in the next few days.

According to BSCKI. Vu Quang Tu – Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Phu Tho Provincial General Hospital, laparoscopic heart valve replacement surgery brings many advantages compared to open heart surgery such as: small incisions, good control of bleeding. blood and functions during surgery, with little effect on other organs; Good post-operative hemostasis.

Patients have less pain after surgery, recover quickly, and shorten their hospital stay. This is one of the high and specialized techniques that can only be performed in hospitals with modern medical equipment and highly qualified medical staff. The Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, Phu Tho Provincial General Hospital has been performing this technique regularly for many years, helping patients use specialized techniques right in their home province, without having to travel far.

BSCKI. Vu Quang Tu recommends: People should have regular comprehensive health checks or when there are any symptoms such as: chest pain, palpitations, shortness of breath…, we need to go for check-ups at health centers. medical facilities for timely detection and treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Once diagnosed and prescribed treatment for cardiovascular diseases, patients need to take medicine on time, in the right dose, and have follow-up examinations according to the doctor’s appointment.

Cordelia Bartell

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