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On the fast track to myectomy


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  • On the fast track to myectomy

    Well, I was supposed to see Dr. Sherrid this week, but he was sick and the appt. was pushed off by one week. In the mean time, I kept on feeling worse, so I talked to him on the telephone, and we agreed to go right for the surgery.

    This coming Tuesday, I'll go to the Hospital for the artery test and meet the surgeon. Then, we'll schedule surgery for shortly thereafter.

    My neighbor was a great guy, the last man to operate an on-going Dairy in this county. Then he developed a heart condition. He died the day before he was going to have open heart surgery. I have been hoping to avoid following in his footsteps. I still miss him.

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    Think good thoughts... Your on the path to treatment...positive attitudes pay off
    Think happy....
    Good luck we will be thinking of you!!

    Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
    YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

    Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
    lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
    Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
    Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
    Currently not obstructed
    Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)