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Warm Welcome

Hi Graeme


Thanks for the warm welcome.  I will be chatting and learning from this site.  Did you have Type B descending as well and how is it being treated?  I will know if I will need a stent after they do a cat scan or if meds alone will help it.


Thanks for this site.


Florence Smith

Posted on March 9, 2012 at 17:47 — 2 Comments

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Hello everyone,


I am so glad I have found this website.  The blogs and information I have read have been very helpful.  It has only been 3 weeks today since I had my operation.  I had both Type A and Type B AD.  Type A was repaired through surgery and Type B will be treated with medication until a couple of months when they will do a scan to see if I can continue with meds or otherwise have a stent put in.  I will be posting information if I feel it will be…


Posted on March 8, 2012 at 21:24 — 1 Comment

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At 17:15 on March 8, 2012, Graeme said…

Hi Florence


and welcome to the Aortic Dissection Group! Please jump right in and make yourself known to the members and don't be backwards about asking for info or assistance with anything, we are all here to help you as well as one another! I look forward to seeing you out and about on the forums soon!




Graeme Archer


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At 12:26 on March 8, 2012, Richard Deal said…

hey florence,

welcome to the group! to help a little with orientation: you can find other members stories and some check up results in their blog section - if you want to, maybe you should put your story down there so other members can get to know you. other discussions about the condition are in the forum section - feel free to add comments, start your own discussions and ask questions - all of us are here to help one another!

great to have you here,




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