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Lisa Salberg
Lisa Salberg
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    Kat
    Contributor-in-Training

  • Kat
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    I'm with Bigheart4, I can't say which of my several reasons for needing an ICD was the deciding factor. My doctors cited all of the factors, and didn't say if one was primary.

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  • Largehearted
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  • Largehearted
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    Wow Lisa! You really limited me on why I need this zapper I will be getting next week. As I looked over the list it hit me pretty hard. I have family history, 3 cm septul measurment, arrhythmias and syncope (which was not one of the options) ! In some ways having to wait several months has been a drag. On the other hand it has given me time to do a lot of emotional adjusting as I prepare for this surgery. Thanks for getting this part of the board off and rolling with a good poll.

    The whole web site looks great!
    Peace,
    Leon Miller/Bigheart4

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  • Lisa Salberg
    HCMA CEO and Founder

  • My primary reason for having an implantable defib. is...

    192
    I had a previous cardiac arrest
    11.98%
    23
    I have a family history of sudden death
    19.27%
    37
    I have a septal measurement of 3.0 or greater
    16.67%
    32
    I have a history of arrthymias
    21.88%
    42
    I have a history of poor blood pressure responce on stress test
    3.65%
    7
    I have no idea the Doctor said I needed one so I got one
    3.13%
    6
    other/unsure
    4.17%
    8
    Multiple reasons can pick just one
    19.27%
    37
    A quick poll to get started.
    Lets see why we all have our ICD's
    This poll only allows one responce to a question, please choose the answer that was the largest reason you believe your ICD was indicated.
    All the best,
    Lisa

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