open heart surgery

  1. C

    Coarctation of the aorta

    I'm currently interested in pursuing a path as an ROTC commissioned officer through my college's ROTC, however, I have a possible health factor that could disqualify me. When I was a baby I had surgery on my heart known as the Coarctation of the aorta. I do not take any pills, medications or...
  2. AJH27

    Medical Questions

    Hey all! I am a fourteen year old and am looking to attend the USMA. I was diagnosed with scoliosis a couple years back when they found it in both my sisters. One is done growing and the other has a brace. My curve is, miraculously, only 11 degrees. I was wondering if that would have any effect...