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Martin Skelton commented on Martin Skelton's blog post My wife's tragic death
"Hello, Thanks for the condolences. My children had chest Xrays and ultrasound scans. Martin"
Mar 26, 2010
littlejena commented on Martin Skelton's blog post My wife's tragic death
"My 24 year old brother was misdiagnosed in 2000 similarly to your wife. he was sent home without a ct scan and died that evening of an aortic dissection. (in Windsor, ON, Canada) I have had ultrasounds of my heart and aorta and yearly ekg's.…"
Mar 26, 2010
Martin Skelton replied to Graeme's discussion **IMPORTANT** A VERY interesting statement about Aortic Dissection Treatment/Prevention in the UK
"Hello everyone, I have spent a considerable amount of time searching the web for aortic dissection websites and articles on this 'time bomb' of a problem. This problem has also been equated to a submarine lurking in the deep. Nobody knows…"
Jan 20, 2010
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"hello Martin Thank you for the offer of help which I will take up. I will keep in touch. kind regards Jo"
Dec 10, 2009
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"Hi Jo, Many thanks for your message. Having been through the NHS Complaints Process and also the Litigation process if you need any help then just ask. Kind regards, Martin."
Dec 10, 2009
jo Baggott commented on Martin Skelton's blog post My wife's tragic death
"I was so sorry to hear of the death of your wife. My brother was treated for a DVT when in fact he had a Dissected aortic aneurysm. He was given clexane injections which caused him to bleed more. The staff at the hospital did not diagnose him…"
Dec 8, 2009
Helen Margaret Smith commented on Martin Skelton's blog post My wife's tragic death
"Hi martin... so sorry to hear bout ur wifes death. This is one big time bomb that will continue to be a bug bear and leaves behind terrible carnage in an emotional sense for you and your family...I just want to give you my condolences and…"
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My wife's tragic death

I am about to describe a series of events which result in a tragic misdiagnosis of my wife’s condition, resulting in her death.On the evening of Tuesday February 13th 2007 my wife collapsed on the stairs with a severe pain in one of her legs. At the time she was talking to her friend on the telephone whilst sitting on the stairs.I heard her moans from the kitchen and found her in extreme agony, deathly white and sweating profusely.I helped her to the living room and called for an ambulance.…See More
Oct 23, 2009
Graeme commented on Martin Skelton's blog post My wife's tragic death
"Martin, Again my most heartfelt sympathy for your tragic loss. As I said in my email to you it makes me so angry that this happened and is still happeing - another case last month in Nottingham made the papers recently. I know Ann is still with you…"
Oct 23, 2009
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My wife's tragic death

I am about to describe a series of events which result in a tragic misdiagnosis of my wife’s condition, resulting in her death.On the evening of Tuesday February 13th 2007 my wife collapsed on the stairs with a severe pain in one of her legs. At the time she was talking to her friend on the telephone whilst sitting on the stairs.I heard her moans from the kitchen and found her in extreme agony, deathly white and sweating profusely.I helped her to the living room and called for an ambulance.…See More
Oct 23, 2009
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My wife's tragic death

I am about to describe a series of events which result in a tragic misdiagnosis of my wife’s condition, resulting in her death.



On the evening of Tuesday February 13th 2007 my wife collapsed on the stairs with a severe pain in one of her legs. At the time she was talking to her friend on the telephone whilst sitting on the stairs.



I heard her moans from the kitchen and found her in extreme agony, deathly white and sweating profusely.



I helped her to the living… Continue

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At 16:25 on December 10, 2009, jo Baggott said…
hello Martin

Thank you for the offer of help which I will take up. I will keep in touch.
kind regards
Jo
 
 
 

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