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Monday June 13th 2011I am a 51 year old female who has suffered from hypertension for 11 years.My day started just like any other day, I set off for work, I am a Teaching Assistant in a Special…Continue

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Dissection of the descending Aorta

HiI have just returned from an appointment with my vascular consultant and I have been informed that I need two more operations, one to fix the tear in my descending aorta which is torn from the arch to my kidneys the aneurysm measures approx 5cm it has enlarged .2cm in 3 months.  The second one is to fit a stent also I need my sub-clavian artery re plumbed!Last June I had an emergency operation to fix a type A dissection and I suffered a stroke.Has anyone any advise?LindaSee More
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Monday June 13th 2011I am a 51 year old female who has suffered from hypertension for 11 years.My day started just like any other day, I set off for work, I am a Teaching Assistant in a Special School, arrived and started setting up the class room for the day when suddenly a strange ‘fizzing’ sensation filled my throat; it was enough to scare me, I tried to shrug it off and carry on but,  then came the hot sweats , I went to find some colleagues to talk to, they said I did not look well and…See More
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"Hi Linda   and welcome to the Aortic Dissection Forum! Please do not hesitate to contact myself or any of our members if you have any questions - or for that matter any reason at all - we are all here to help you and one another!  Maybe…"
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Dissection of the descending Aorta

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I have just returned from an appointment with my vascular consultant and I have been informed that I need two more operations, one to fix the tear in my descending aorta which is torn from the arch to my kidneys the aneurysm measures approx 5cm it has enlarged .2cm in 3 months.  The second one is to fit a stent also I need my sub-clavian artery re plumbed!

Last June I had an emergency operation to fix a type A dissection and I suffered a stroke.

Has anyone any…

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At 20:13 on August 16, 2011, Graeme said…

Hi Linda

 

and welcome to the Aortic Dissection Forum! Please do not hesitate to contact myself or any of our members if you have any questions - or for that matter any reason at all - we are all here to help you and one another!  Maybe you might like to write on the forum or publish a blog on the site about your story..? I look forward to seeing you online on the site soon...

 

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