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Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection

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Steve Williams posted a blog post

My AD story

As many have said already, date stamp August 2nd 2014 will be a day I remember for the rest of my life. I fully intend to do my best to live it to the best of my ability.I left my expat home in Germany for a 3 week business trip on July 21st, arrived in Australia in the Northern Queensland town of Cairns on Wednesday morning of 23rd July. I felt rather good, caught up on a few hours of sleep and I was ready to meet friends by lunchtime. I should add at this point that I regularly fly long haul,…See More
Sep 21
Steve Williams is now a member of Aortic dissection & aortic aneurysm information support group
Sep 21
Angela Kirkham posted a blog post

3 months post aortic dissection repair

I am glad to have found this site/forum because I realise that aortic dissection is quite rare, so to find some fellow survivors is quite reassuring. I am now 3 months (13 wks to be exact) post op repair of a Type A aortic dissection. Before this happened to me I considered myself a fit 62 year old with no medical problems except mild asthma!My dissection happened on 27th June 2014 at 3pm and was completely out of the blue like many other people. I was having a day off from work (nurse at the…See More
Sep 19
Angela Kirkham is now a member of Aortic dissection & aortic aneurysm information support group
Sep 11

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Femoral Bypass Along With AD 12 Replies

Started by Jeff Frank in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Jim Sanquedolce Jul 24.

Anyone else diabetic too? 4 Replies

Started by Gary Davis in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by JEN WILLIAMS May 28.

My Story 5 Replies

Started by John Dighton in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Charles Jackson May 14.

Green tea and Nadolol 2 Replies

Started by Richard Deal in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by John Dighton Apr 8.

Blog Posts

My AD story

Posted by Steve Williams on September 21, 2014 at 13:01 — 5 Comments

3 months post aortic dissection repair

Posted by Angela Kirkham on September 19, 2014 at 12:44 — 4 Comments

I have a question.

Posted by Wayne Settje on August 23, 2014 at 15:30 — 3 Comments

watch for scams

Posted by Wayne Settje on July 25, 2014 at 14:53 — 1 Comment

My Story,

Posted by Gary Dan Salow JR on July 24, 2014 at 21:28 — 3 Comments

Sorry I haven't been active.

Posted by Kimberlee Jones on June 14, 2014 at 8:41 — 5 Comments

4th Anniversary of my AAD

Posted by Gregory Smith on June 2, 2014 at 9:24 — 6 Comments

Couple of updates........

Posted by Paul on April 16, 2014 at 20:00 — 3 Comments

positive outlook maybe??????

Posted by Elaine Howlin on April 6, 2014 at 22:04 — 4 Comments

One year ago today!

Posted by Mo Sanderson on March 19, 2014 at 7:20 — 8 Comments

first CT scan results

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 31, 2014 at 16:08 — 2 Comments

One year ago today.

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 10, 2014 at 16:30 — 3 Comments

Any medication tips?

Posted by Paul on January 6, 2014 at 20:26 — 7 Comments

HAPPY 2014

Posted by Wayne Settje on January 1, 2014 at 17:41 — 4 Comments

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