What should I do right after the mitral valve repair surgery?

We will make sure that you are well monitored right after the surgery and that all the necessary steps which ensure a fast and smooth recovery are taken.

Your doctor will give you specific indications based on how you feel right after the surgery. Usually, patients are encouraged to start walking, after the intervention. You will be able to resume eating and drinking as soon as you feel comfortable.

Breathing exercises are also important right after the mitral valve repair. We will tell you what techniques you should use and how frequently you should perform these exercises.

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