Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
Added by Graeme on October 21, 2009 at 11:30 — No Comments
Added by Graeme on October 21, 2009 at 9:30 — No Comments
We had moved to the UK from Australia in January 2002 after selling our online travel business in Australia in late 2001 after the effects of the Ansett Airlines failure and the devastating effects of 9/11 on the global travel industy. With the love of my life, my lovely British wife Nikki we had obtained new venture financing in mid 2002 and were deep in building our new online venture throughout late 2002 and 2003.…
Added by Graeme on August 15, 2009 at 13:00 — No Comments
The creation of this Network and Forum is something that has been high on my own personal "Bucket List" after suffering an "Type A acute aortic dissection" in 2003, and surviving a 10 hour operation to replace my ascending and…Continue
This is from my consultant at rehab:
BP not to exceed 140/90
INR to remain between 2.5 and 3.0
Pulse not to exceed 120 until six months has passed.
No flying, no bathing (submerging body underwater), swimming or lifting more than 5kgs for the next 6 months
Added by Richard Deal on August 23, 2008 at 12:30 — No Comments
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My name is Richard and am 32 years old. I live and work in Karlsruhe, Germany, but I am originally British. I would like to share the story of my dissection with you. I apologise for the length... I seem to have an attack of digital diarrhoea...
On the 8th of July 2008 at around about 10 o'clock in the morning I had a type I (ascending and descending) aortic dissection. I had just been up to the 6th…