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  • Pre- op testing being done at NEMC

    Well I finally got off the stick, I am back on track and going ahead with the myectomy. The date will be revealed to me next week or the 23rd when I go for all the testing. I had the left and right side cath on 9/12 and another echo . Dr. Maron said it all just confirms what they already knew. Bonus is I have great big wide open coronary arteries so no added obstacles. I am glad that part is behind me . I feel good about the decision and know it must be done and is the right decision. I'll post the date when I kow it . BIG, BIG ,Thanks to Lisa and everyone who has let me lean on you to get to this point. I couldn't have done it without any of you whether you reached out directly or by just sharing your stories or seeking information ,it is all helpfull and a learning, teaching giving circle of friends. I am fortunate and ever humbled by your openess and caring. I will keep you posted, Take care, Pam
    Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
    Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
    Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
    SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
    [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
    Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
    Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
    Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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    Re: Pre- op testing being done at NEMC

    Pam I am just glad we are here to help. I know you have thought this through and are making the best move for YOU. We will be here for the rest of the road... and feel free to call the office anytime!

    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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      Re: Pre- op testing being done at NEMC

      Hi Lisa, Thanks for all your support , I will call the office soon before my surgery and talk to you . You can help keep my head straight. Hope all is well with you and yours. Take Care . Pam
      Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
      Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
      Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
      SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
      [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
      Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
      Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
      Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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