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Monday, February 14, 2011 Cassandra Linardi, Community Member, asks

Q: my husband served in vietnam 1969-70. Last year he became ill with Aortic Stenosis, could this be a cause from agent orange?

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2/16/11 12:55pm

Hi Casssandra,


There's been a whole discussion on agent orange and heart disease. Here's the link:


Agent Orange and Heart Disease


Maybe someone has posted information on aortic stenosis.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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Karen Narron, Community Member
1/15/13 5:23pm

My husband was in Vietnam in 1970 he died 5 1/2 yrs. ago with artery disease.  He had several arota aneurysm surgery with also a valve replacement.  His very last surgery was succesful then he caught every infection the hospital had started bleeding internally and couldnt be opened back up due to the infections.  I always wondered where all of this could have came from.  Sorry to hear about your husband.

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By Cassandra Linardi, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/09/14, First Published: 02/14/11