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Life expectancy of bypass surgery patient
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Life expectancy of bypass surgery patient

I had bypass surgery 10 years ago.  I have just retired.  My wife and I are going through a divorce and a pension company has estimated the present value of my pension by using life expectancy tables in the court rules.  I am trying to figure out what my life expectancy is based on the fact that I had 2 heart attacks and triple bypass surgery at age 52 (I'm now 62).  I'm a male, non-smoker, 15-20 pounds overweight.  My general health is good.  Would you be able to tell me what my life expectancy is or where I might be able to get that information?  
THANKS!
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After successful bypass surgery, your life expectancy should not be any shorter than it would have been otherwise.
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At the age of 17 I had a Mitral valve replacement. I am now 18. I am having problems with my blood count. My P T is 1.5. I know my goal is 2.5-3.5. I am taking 3 coumadin tablets a day and the doctors can not seem to figure out what I am consuming in my regular everyday diet than is hendering my P T. I need to know my
approximate life expectancy. I have also been searching diligently for someone in my age group that have had this surgery.  Please reply as soon as possible

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Tiffany Foxall
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At the age of 17 I had a Mitral valve replacement. I am now 18. I am having problems with my blood count. My P T is 1.5. I know my goal is 2.5-3.5. I am taking 3 coumadin tablets a day and the doctors can not seem to figure out what I am consuming in my regular everyday diet than is hendering my P T. I need to know my
approximate life expectancy. I have also been searching diligently for someone in my age group that have had this surgery.  Please reply as soon as possible

Thanks,

Tiffany Foxall
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You should have a normal life expectancy. There are people your age that have also had valve surgery - perhaps your doctor can provide you with the name and number of one of them to speak with.
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