My father has Pulmonary Edema (23% lung capacity) and needs to have heart surgery. He was given 2 choices: 1) have the surgery and be on a respirator for the rest of his life or 2) not have surgery and stay on portable oxygen tanks. Is there a way for him to have heart surgery and not be on a respirator?
I thank you deeply,
Pulmonary Edema & heart surgery - Is there a way dad can have heart surgery & not need a respirator?
- 18 Oct 2012 by Jeffneedsa2ndopinion
- 18 October 2012
- pulmonary edema, edema, surgery, heart
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