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  • Margi got a heart!

    I heard from Margi (Purple Ness) from New Zealand on Facebook that she "got her new heart, still in the hospital and doing better."

    Congratulations and best wishes for a speedy recovery.

  • #2
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    That's great news! Please keep us posted on her if you could!



    • #3
      Re: Margi got a heart!

      That is great! Next time you connect with her tell her we are pulling for her!

      God Squad co-moderator
      Nothing is as gentle as strength and nothing is as strong as gentleness


      • #4
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        What great news!!!!. I am so happy for all of these recent transplants. What a gift.

        Diagnosed in 1977, Myectomy in 1981 @ Mayo Rochester
        ICD&Pacemaker 1996
        Heart transplant March 19, 2004 @ Mayo Rochester
        Mom of Kaye.


        • #5
          Re: Margi got a heart!

          Oh, I love to hear these reports. Please tell Margi that we are expecting that things continue to go well for her, and that she is able to be discharged soon !!
          What a wonderful post to wake up to !!!!!
          Onward and Upward !

          Diagnosed 4/07 HCM with fixed & dynamic obstruction
          Myectomy with resected cordonae tendonae 4/08 CCF
          ICD 10/08


          • #6
            Re: Margi got a heart!

            Im so glad to hear that ! I was worried about her. That is wonderful news.
            Hope we hear from her soon !!
            That news is a great way to start our week !!


            • #7
              Re: Margi got a heart!

              That's wonderful to hear . . . if you hear from her again, let her know we're all thinking of her!

              Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.


              • #8
                Re: Margi got a heart!

                What wonderful news! And if I remember correctly, she wasn't listed too long - got her heart quickly!!! Thank heaven for donor families! They will receive their reward. And please pass along my good wishes to her, as well as my wish for a speedy and trauma-free recovery!!! Yay!!!

                Janet Doe


                • #9
                  Re: Margi got a heart!

                  WOW! That was really fast. I hope for a speedy recovery!

                  Thank goodness for the donor and their families.


                  35 years
                  Diagnosed with HCM 1991
                  05/1994-Cardiac Arrest
                  09/2001-1st ICD Implantation-University of MN
                  12/2001-2nd ICD Implantaion-University of MN
                  11/2008- Offically Listed for a heart transplant
                  09/2010 Fathers Day! Heart Transplant


                  • #10
                    Re: Margi got a heart!

                    Great to hear; wishing her an uncomplicated recovery. Thanks for letting us know, Bob.
                    Philippians 4:4-9; Wife, & 39 yo Mom to 9 year old son and 6 year old son/daughter twins; Diagnosed with HoCM 1999; Cleveland Clinic Myectomy and ICD, January 2006.


                    • #11
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                      That is great news!!!, Hope you are doing good and here is to a long happy life.

                      Diagnosed 2003
                      Myectomy 2-23-2004
                      Husband: Ken
                      Son: John diagnosed 2004
                      Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

                      Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9


                      • #12
                        Re: Margi got a heart!

                        Wonderful news! Thanks for the update - Linda


                        • #13
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                          Great news. Thanks for letting us know.
                          Daughter of Father with HCM
                          Diagnosed with HCM 1999.
                          Full term pregnancy - Son born 11/01
                          ICD implanted 2/03; generator replaced 2/2005 and 2/2012
                          Myectomy 8/11/06 - Joe Dearani - Mayo Clinic.


                          • #14
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                            You go girlfriend! Great to see that a fellow Kiwi has got a new heart and is recovering well. Take care and best wishes to you and your family.

                            Son died of HOCM June 2009
                            I have the disease too. Diagnosed July 2009
                            Last edited by Tracy Porteous; 05-04-2009, 09:41 PM.


                            • #15
                              Re: Margi got a heart!

                              So glad to hear the news! Thanfully she didn't have to wait too long. Thanks for the update!
                              Diagnosed @ 48
                              Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
                              Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
                              AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
                              After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
                              Quietly going insane . . .