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Old 11-29-2015, 12:45 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by audreyh1 View Post
Wow - first of all, it seems remarkable that you got through the surgery without the heart attack.
Actually it is pretty common for cardiac trouble to occur a few days or more after surgery, rather than the "day of." Causes include pain-induced hypertension, blood pressure fluctuation from meds, bedrest during early recovery, unrecognized pulmonary embolism, recurrent pain as anesthetics and pain med wear off.

Glad that OP's outcome was good.

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