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The end of the Road...

Hello all.On 02 December I had a 'Frozen Elephant Trunk Procedure' (FET)  to replace all of my Aortic Arch because the original repair from my first Aortic Dissection in 2003 had worn out at the graft site and I had an aneurysm of 8 cm plus where the originla graft joined the aorta. The FET procedue is highly complex/risky and took 10 hours as they replace ALL the aotic arch with a new prothesis. Rocovering slowly now - but it has knocked me for a six plus they damamged the left laryngeal nerve…See More
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Merry Christmas

I wish all Aortic Dissection sufferers a Very Merry Christmas and continuing good health in the New Year.See More
Dec 26, 2019
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Oct 29, 2019

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The end of the Road... 1 Reply

Started by Graeme in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Gregory Smith on Thursday.

Dizziness and fainting 6 Replies

Started by Gregory Smith in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Gregory Smith Feb 4, 2019.

Internet searches 3 Replies

Started by Patrick Gethin in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Judy Everett Dec 5, 2018.

Is dull nagging pain normal 5 Replies

Started by Carol Buckley in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Alastair Sharp Jan 21, 2017.

Aortic Dissection Awareness programme? 11 Replies

Started by Gregory Smith in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Gregory Smith Dec 13, 2016.

My story 6 Replies

Started by Elaine Mawhinney in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Elaine Mawhinney Jul 9, 2016.

Life following my Aortic Dissection 4 Replies

Started by Del Cosson in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Kimberlee Jones Dec 9, 2015.

A/F 4 Replies

Started by Terry Burridge in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by Gary Davis Sep 28, 2015.

Just recovering from my SECOND AD! 12 Replies

Started by james fullwood in Tell us your Story - Aortic Dissection or Aortic Aneurysm... Last reply by David A Palmer Aug 4, 2015.

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The end of the road...

Posted by Graeme on February 12, 2020 at 10:57

Down the Rabbit hole again...Thanks Alice..NOT!

Posted by Graeme on July 25, 2019 at 10:00 — 2 Comments

UPDATE

Posted by Sue Breslin on February 17, 2019 at 22:43 — 1 Comment

Update.

Posted by Patrick Gethin on November 2, 2018 at 22:39 — 2 Comments

8 years coming up.

Posted by Gregory Smith on May 17, 2018 at 9:46 — 2 Comments

6.5 Years On...

Posted by Tim Manning on December 22, 2017 at 11:58 — 2 Comments

5 months on from an AD Type B

Posted by Alastair Sharp on January 21, 2017 at 12:31 — 5 Comments

Long Long Time

Posted by Deryck Muehlhauser on October 13, 2016 at 14:05 — 1 Comment

My Story

Posted by Carol Buckley on October 1, 2016 at 6:29 — 4 Comments

Sorry I haven't been around much.

Posted by Kimberlee Jones on October 1, 2016 at 1:38 — 3 Comments

Six years and counting.

Posted by Gregory Smith on June 4, 2016 at 15:08 — 5 Comments

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