Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
If someone had an ascending aortic aneurysm repaired; do they need to continue taking Toperol XL for the rest of their life? They are currently taking 25mg of Toperol XL at night.This person had…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Benjamin J. Carey Feb 13, 2012.
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Posted on December 22, 2011 at 3:00
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…Continue
Posted on April 29, 2011 at 2:46 — 2 Comments