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Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection

July 2010 Blog Posts (2)

Just joined - looking for info, help and advice

My Type A Aortic Dissection occurred exactly 8 weeks ago and was surgically repaired.



I found this site and came here looking for information but it seems very thin on the ground and difficult to locate (if it exists at all).



Information I'm after:



Drugs & their side effects - for example, I'm on beta-blockers (bisoprolol fumarate 2.5mg) and diuretics (furosemide 40mg).



I'm also on antibiotics for a chest infection… Continue

Added by Gregory Smith on July 28, 2010 at 11:30 — 7 Comments

Bad News, Good News

I have been feeling so well lately, taking on the cross trainer was one of the best things I have done and it really gave my recovery the kick start it needed. I had begun to think that I had reached the plateau of my recovery, which was good, I certainly wasn’t complaining, but deep down inside I was hoping for better.…

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Added by Marion Millington on July 19, 2010 at 14:01 — 2 Comments

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