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    Hi Everybody,
    This is Stuarts wife Barbara. It is tues morn and Stuart is in surgery. This is my first time on the site. I am not computer literate so bear with me guys. My posts will be short but sweet. Of course I am scared but I know that we are in the right place with the right doctors. Thanks for all your support . Barbara P.S Hope this goes to the right place
    Cleveland Myectomy Club
    August 31, 2004

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    Re: surgery today cleveland

    sending quick and easy recovery thoughts

    thanks for posting. I know you must be very nervous. I was in your
    shoes last Feb, so I completely understand.

    sandy

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    • #3
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      Having positive thoughts for Stuart amd you too Barbara. You did great on your first post. I wll look forward to hearing how everything goes. As a former patient myself I can only assure you that from what my family says it is nerve raking during the wait. Everything will go great I am sure.
      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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      • #4
        Re: surgery today cleveland

        Good luck! Praying all goes well.

        Reenie
        Reenie

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        Husband has HCM.
        3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.

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        • #5
          Re: surgery today cleveland

          He will be fine - he is in great hands! If you need anything call me at 973-983-7429!

          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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          • #6
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            Best of Luck - my thoughts and prayers are with both of you.

            Ange

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            • #7
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              Hi Barbara,

              Thank you for keeping us updated on Stuart. We do like to keep track of our fellow HCM'ers as they go through surgery. He is in great hands with the Cleveland surgeons, so please try not to worry too much. (Easier said than done, huh?) I just had my surgery there twelve weeks ago, and i couldn't be happier with the care i received. We are all thinking of Stuart today as he goes through surgery, and praying for a speedy recovery for him. I would have posted much sooner but i am in class today, sorry.

              Please tell Stuart when you see him that everyone here at the HCMA sends him our best wishes!

              Jim
              "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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                Barbara,

                After our talks I feel very close to Stuart. I know he'll do well.
                Remember, just get past the next 3 days. On day 3, I think Sandy had the phone book open to divorce lawyers.
                I'm sure he will be soaring again (but probably not till next year).
                I'll be thinking about him till you post again.
                Fx

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                • #9
                  Re: surgery today cleveland

                  I heard that he is in a room and doing well!

                  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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                  • #10
                    Re: surgery today cleveland

                    Thanks Lisa!

                    Stuart was so worried about that ventilator after surgery... i'm glad to hear that the toughest part is almost over for him now. Woo hoo!

                    Jim
                    "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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                    • #11
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                      Hi guys , This is Barbara in for Stuart. He is now in icu and is doing great.Spoke to Dr Lytel after surgery all went well. Still has tube in but is ordering all around (lol) Spelled out in the air L I S A . (lol) So here I am sending you guys his regards.I guess tomorrow he will be out of icu and in regular room. So you will probably hear from him tomorrow. We are onto the next phase of this incredible journey and learning experience. Thanks again to you all. Barbara
                      Cleveland Myectomy Club
                      August 31, 2004

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                      • #12
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                        Hi Barbara,

                        Thanks for the update. Dr. Lytle was my surgeon as well... he's a great guy isn't he? I think he looks a bit like Albert Einstein myself. Good man to have performing Stuart's surgery.

                        Jim
                        "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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                        • #13
                          Re: surgery today cleveland

                          Tell him I am thinking of him!
                          That is really very sweet that he even thought of me....or was he curseing me

                          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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                          • #14
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                            Hi Barbara, great news for you and of course Stewart , the waiting could not have ended soon enough I am sure. I send regards to Stewart and hope you sleep well tonight.

                            Best wishes. 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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                              Hello Barbara,

                              I talked to Stuart several times over the last month. This is great news that you have for us. Stay positive and be strong. Tell Stuart that everybody has been thinking about him. He is in our prayers.

                              Thanks for keeping us posted.


                              Tigger1
                              " Real Courage Is Being Scared To Death But Saddling-Up Anyway "

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