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My surgery at Cleveland is July 18th


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  • #16

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Waiting is the worst for me I will be having mine on the 19th.

    Connie and John


    • #17

      Best of luck to you with your surgery. I'll be waiting to hear how you do.



      • #18
        thanks everyone. although i am indeed a bit anxious, God has given me peace. I'll update more when I get to cleveland. My catheterization is now thursday as I meet with the pre-op team and Dr. Lytle on Friday, and I have to get my teeth cleaned friday afternoon. due to suddeness, I couldn't get in this week with my own dentist. My 6 month check-up was January and it's up tomorrow, so I guess Dr lytle is a stickler about this and wants them clean before I go in. This attention to detail does give me reassurance that the man leaves no room for error.

        my husband, gary will post my progress. he's not the best typist so realize he will be a man short on words, but I told him that you all will be awaiting news and to not leave you hanging too long for progress updates.

        more soon, laura
        Dx: HOCM 1991, Myectomy/Mitral Valve Repair @CCF July 19, 2005. Wife and Mom of two: ages 5 and 3.


        • #19
          Hi Laura
          When I had my first myectomy, I had a complete dental exam while I was in NIH in Bethesda, MN.
          The reason for this is because they want to make sure there are no cavities and to get your teeth cleaned because of bacteria.

          I'm glad to hear that your husband will be keeping us update.

          Before you know it, you'll be feeling so much better.

          Take care, you will be in my prayers.


          • #20

            Soon you will find out just how clean you need to be.
            That special soap the night before.

            Remember, go easy on Gary.

            Barbara & I wish you the best & you are in our prayers.

            Cleveland Myectomy Club
            August 31, 2004


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