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  • Myectomy at St. Luke's Roosevelt in NY

    Hello everyone,

    I just wanted to make a general THANK YOU to everyone in this FORUM. I am currently a patient of Dr. Sherrid in the St. Luke's Roosevelt system and it has been suggested that I have their version of the Myectomy operation performed. The decision is going a lot easier thanks to all the helpful posts. Again...Thank you!

    My question is, has anyone had the operation performed at St. Luke's Roosevelt? I have been reading a lot about all the other hopitals that perform this operation and have not read anything about it at St. Luke's Roosevelt. I was told that they have only performed 31 of the operations but I dont really know how that number compares to the other locations, well except for Boston

    Just thought I would ask.

    Thanks!!
    Kevin
    Kevster

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    Re: Myectomy at St. Luke's Roosevelt in NY

    Kevin,

    My suggestion would be to contact the HCMA office on Thursday and speak with Lisa. She will be able to answers any quesitons you may have.

    Kelly
    Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% what you do with what happens to you.

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      Re: Myectomy at St. Luke's Roosevelt in NY

      Kevin -
      If you want detailed information on centers for myectomy please call the office.
      Best wishes,
      Lisa
      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)

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