Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
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I've done a lot of thinking these days, about what it is that still upsets about my AD. I've long since past the feeling sorry for myself, the why me, again?(I have had a few prior surgeries, not heart related) What lingers on and on and frustrates me still is that I can't go one day without something causing me to think about my AD and my current aneurysm. Either my heart does it's little extra beat thing, or I get a pain when I sneeze or just for no reason in my chest bone area, etc.…Continue
Posted on February 8, 2013 at 1:33 — 4 Comments
Well today is my youngest daughter's sixth birthday, and we know what that means. It is also my six year anniversary of my dissection. Of course I just had to make that announcement and celebrate with my family here too. *hugs* to all of you.
Posted on December 16, 2011 at 1:41 — 8 Comments
So I had my 6m ECHO today and doc says nothing has changed since my last echo. My enlarged aortic root/aneurysm is holding steady at 5.1 and my leak is still considered moderate. Even better news no more CT scans for me, doc feels due to my age that having an ECHO(now once a year) instead of being exposed to radiation once a year is good enough. He does say if the ECHO ever shows change or I start to develop any symptoms then of course a CT scan will be necessary.
Posted on June 23, 2011 at 16:49 — 6 Comments
Posted on January 15, 2011 at 13:26 — 2 Comments