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Byron W Eastridge Jr posted a blog post

Staring Death in the face, 3 dissections in 20 years

20 Years ago give or take a couple years I went into the hospital for chest pains. A CT scan showed a dissection in the left carotid artery. I was told I had a 70% chance of death without surgery and a 50% chance during surgery.In essence a coin toss.The cause of the dissection was and still is a mystery. I was around 30 years old at the time and had none of the contributing factors for dissections.Fast forward to March of this year.While playing an online game I began to have pains in my left…See More
Jun 25

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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.

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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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 — 1 Comment

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

My Story - Troy De Smet

Posted by Troy DeSmet on April 28, 2016 at 18:18 — 7 Comments

Warfarin by the kilo :-)

Posted by Graeme on April 28, 2016 at 17:28 — 1 Comment

TWO AORTIC DISSECTIONS - MY STORY

Posted by Julie Lever on February 25, 2016 at 13:51 — 16 Comments

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