Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
just an update for you all on my condition as I haven't been on here in a while.
at the beginning of August I had a nosebleed that wouldn't stop. I went to an ENT doctor who packed my nose and was sent home to recover. The nosebleed didn't stop, so I was admitted to my local hospital while they tried to ascertain the cause and stop the bleeding. The cause was my INR which despite being a week in hospital without taking any Marcumar was still reading over 7.0…Continue
Hi Guys I'm just off to Wythenshawe Hospital to book in for surgery on my aneurysm. As I'm already on warfarin I have to go in 3 days early to come off warfarin and go on the shorter acting heparin.
The procedure will either be a dacron graft to the ascending aorta or if it may be more extensive needing a new valve and root, apparently they dont know until they get in there.
Fingers crossed I'll be home in 2 weeks and on the mend. Hope you're all keeping well. xxx