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Barefoot in November

 

 

It was just endorsed by actress Amy Yasbeck  of the John Ritter…

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Added by Benjamin J. Carey on August 26, 2011 at 2:30 — 4 Comments

Benjamin J. Carey "Barefoot in November"

Hi All,

My name is Benjamin J. Carey

In April of 2009 I was diagnosed with an ascending aortic aneurysm, the same condition that killed the actor John Ritter. I was 37 years old and otherwise in perfect health. I was lean, athletic, and in better shape than most people half my age. I never would have thought in a million years that I would soon be laying on an operating table, cut open like a rack of lamb with a…

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Added by Benjamin J. Carey on April 29, 2011 at 2:46 — 2 Comments

A good example of the Public and the Media understanding (NOT) of Aortic Dissection

Hi all. I subscribe to an auto Google search for 'Aortic Dissection' that throws up any media stories on Aortic Dissection for the UK. This link - about the East Anglian Air Ambulance - to quite an incredible story - about a young mum to be (Nina Whear) who in April 2009 suffered an Aortic Dissection as she was being prepped for the birth of her twins - sadly demonstrates just how little is know about Aortic Dissection in the UK.



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Added by Graeme on March 14, 2010 at 13:00 — No Comments

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