Aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm - The aorta - Life after an aortic dissection
Happy Holidays to all my Heart Friends. I wish you and your families a meaningful one. My prayers are with those of you facing adversity.
Added by Benjamin J. Carey on December 22, 2011 at 3:00 — No Comments
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