Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
Hi AllI found out in late August that I an Type 2 diabetic, just another medical issue to deal with! Just wondered if anyone else has diabetes too and how you are coping post AD? Cheers GaryContinue
Started this discussion. Last reply by JEN WILLIAMS May 28, 2014.
Today, 26th September, is the third anniversary of my AD event. How quick that has gone! Last week I had my bi-annual MRI scan at Southampton General and next Tuesday I go to see my Consultant to…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Kimberlee Jones Oct 2, 2013.
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1 year ago today I had my AD, now I am survivor who has made his first year. Thanks to Graeme and all who frequent this site for their time, support and wisdom in helping all who come here seeking answers. A little glass of the red nectar to night I think, to toast the next 30 years!…Continue
Posted on September 26, 2011 at 15:38 — 3 Comments
It is now 12 months since my arch replacement, so time to meet with my consultant at Southampton General yesterday for a check up. Having had my MRI scan taken 5 weeks ago I was somewhat nervous as to what it would show, not only of the arch graft itself but also that rest of my aorta was OK. I was so relieved to be told and shown on the scans that everything was really fine! The Dacron graft was looking very good and had now been covered in my own tissue; he suspected that a new, smooth,…Continue
Posted on September 7, 2011 at 10:00 — 6 Comments
Here is my blog, I hope you make it to the end without being too bored!
A very nice hotel, close to Winchester in Hampshire, is the venue for my weeklong conference, checked in and before dinner the delegates meet for drinks in the bar, all is well with the world! The conference dinner was at 7.30 in the evening and I had been sitting down at the table chatting over the first course for about 10 minutes, when BANG I get a sharp pain in my upper left chest. I leave the table…
Posted on June 21, 2011 at 20:00 — 6 Comments