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What is my mom's lifespan?

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My mother is 80 yr old she has congested heart failure and pace maker. she is inthe hopsital on they just told her she has a leaking heart valve.

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See if you can find out when her doctor usually makes rounds, and try to be there early and plan to stay later. My husband's doctor made rounds at 5 am (!!) so I always made sure I was there earlier than that, to talk to her.
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Thanks..the dr always shows up when i leave..my mids have virus and so does my sister so it all up to me
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Have you been able to talk to her doctor about the prognosis?

People can live with congested heart failure for many years.

A leaky heart valve can involve several different heart problems, and can involve various treatment approaches, including surgery.

I think that only a healthcare provider who knows your mother's particular circumstances can give you an explanation of the treatment options and her prognosis with and without treatment.
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