Someone I know is going to require heart valve replacement surgery. He has some concerns. He as random head aches and his scared it may happen during surgery and cause damage. He was wondering could that be a risk factor and force the doctor to use other treatment options?
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Headache has many causes and most of them are not causes of worry concerning the surgery or its procedures ..
Doctors will prepare him well before surgery in terms of blood pressure kidney and liver functions blood tests to ensure safe output.
Surgury is safe
No possible complications or risks
headache will cause no problems for this surgery.
leave it on doctors.
they will handle it safely.
get his anesthesia fitness done before going for the actual procedure.
AS FAR AS OTHER TREATMENT OPTIONS ARE CONCERNED,YOU SHOULD ALWAYS TRY AND AVOID SURGERY AS FAR AS POSSIBLE IF THERE IS ANOTHER OPTION AVAILABLE.
IF SURGERY IS THE ONLY OPTION,THEN HEADACHE WILL NOT POSE ANY THREAT TO SURGERY .
GET MRI BRAIN TO RULE OUT ANY ORGANIC NEUROLOGICAL PATHOLOGY.
you can have the surgery safely inspite of having the headache but the cause of headache needs to be found out.
chelation therapy has shown good results if you are thinking of avoiding the surgery