If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ in HCMA Announcements. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Your Participation in this message board is strictly voluntary. Information and comments on the message board do not necessarily reflect the feelings, opinions, or positions of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association. At no time should participants to this board substitute information within for individual medical advice. The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association shall not be liable for any information provided herein. All participants in this board should conduct themselves in a professional and respectful manner. Failure to do so will result in suspension or termination. The moderators of the message board working with the HCMA will be responsible for notifying participants if they have violated the rules of conduct for the board. Moderators or HCMA staff may edit any post to ensure it conforms with the rules of the board or may delete it. This community is welcoming to all those with HCM we ask that you remember each user comes to the board with information and a point of view that may differ from that which you hold, respect is critical, please post respectfully. Thank you

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Question about my new ICD

Collapse

About the Author

Collapse

Kushal Find out more about Kushal
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Question about my new ICD

    Hello,

    In December I underwent a septal myectomy and a dual-chamber ICD/Pacemaker implant at CC replacing the older one which was a single-chamber. Somehow I always can feel the new one is there which was not the case with the old one. Also, when I touch that area, I feel it's too close to the skin (where I can feel the wires also). Is it normal to feel that way? Please advise.
    First symptom of SOB and angina in October of 1997.
    Diagnosed with HCM in December of 1997.
    Been on Metoprolol almost always since then.
    SCA on October 10, 2012.
    Was in ICU for 9 days at St. David's Hospital in downtown Austin.
    Underwent ICD implantation on October 17, 2012 by Dr. Shane Bailey.
    Underwent Septal Myectomy and Mitral Valve repair on December 11, 2014 by Dr. Smedira
    Underwent ICD/Pacemaker upgrade on December 16, 2014 by Dr. Mayuga.

Today's Birthdays

Collapse

Working...
X