Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
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For the first time since I dissected 7 1/2 yrs ago I went a whole yr before a checkup. Kind of exciting when the docs feel you're stable enough to move from 6m to 1yr. Well excitement is over. I went for my checkup(this time an ECHO since they are safer than CT scans) doc called yesterday with results. My leaky valve has gotten worse, and there is a possible expansion of the aorta, they are sending me for a CT scan to confirm the expansion. Doc called in the referral yesterday, so…Continue
Posted on September 7, 2013 at 13:49 — 5 Comments
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