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Jerry

I have been diganosed with Left Atrial Myxoma. What is normal surgical procedure? What is the recovery time? What is the normal hospital stay.
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Most common surgical procedure is open heart surgery and removal of the mass. Usual hospital stay is 3-4 days (average, if no other complications)
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