Tested, consulted and faced with imminent surgery for repair/replacement of valve. Male, 60, congenital MVP, a problem since contacting bacterial infection. Severe mitral regurgitation, enlargement, familial thrombocytopenia, fatigued, otherwise good health. Looking for 2nd opinion, Doctor recommendations in NYC.
Any recommendations for a cardiologist in Chicago? [more inside]
How will family history of heart problems affect my prenatal care? [more inside]
Medical malpractice suits: What actually happens to an MD when they're sued? In terms of disciplinary actions against the MD, is there a difference between being found liable in civil court versus a settlement? [more inside]