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  1. On May 17, 2019 at 7:30 AM, Bit Banger said:

    If just a stent and you’re otherwise healthy, recovery is just a week or two.  😏

    If it was a bypass or valve job, MONTHS! 🥵

    But in either case the relief is almost immediate.  It’s recovering from the surgery itself that takes time.

    (Yes, I’ve got the T-shirt & the ball cap.)

    He had what's called "Through the Lumen" valve replacement, meaning it was done without cracking the chest. Rather through a catheter similar to a PCTA (angioplasty ) procedure