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  • Cynthia update

    Talked to Cynthia's husband last night, and it seems she's having a bit of a bumpy road as of late,she hasn't been transplanted yet.She's in ICU but things are a little better now than they were last week.I know she would be comforted by the concern by everyone has shown, if anyone wants to send her a card, PM me and I'll send you back the mailing info, I don't want to expose her name to the internet because once it's there the universe knows it.

    John F
    had HCM since birth
    'enlarged heart' identified in 96'
    HOCM dx in 7/08
    Myectomy 8/09
    extended Myectomy 5/10
    'End stage' HCM dx 8/10
    CRT-D implanted 9/10
    evaluated for Transplant 11/10
    Listed for transplant 6/11

  • #2
    Re: Cynthia update

    Thanks, John. Glad her husband got back to you, know you were concerned the other day when we spoke.



    • #3
      Re: Cynthia update

      John - thanks for the continued updates - let her know we continue to think of her - Linda


      • #4
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        Please give her my well wishes

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


        • #5
          Re: Cynthia update

          Yes, please let her know that we are all thinking of her and hoping that she gets transplanted soon.
          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.


          • #6
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            While I don't "know" Cynthia, please do let her know we are all thinking of her!
            Sister diagnosed with HCM 1987, died April 2012 of "unknown causes" as her family did not want autopsy
            My testing: 1987 and 1988 misdiagnosed with mitral valve prolapse
            Asthma diagnosis 1991
            Nephew diagnosed with HCM 1999
            Previous misdiagnosis "confirmed" 1999
            Cardiac arrest: 10/4/2010
            Induced hypothermic coma 10/4/2010
            ICD implanted 10/13/2010


            • #7
              Re: Cynthia update

              Best to Cynthia and her family, I will be thinking of you.
              Hopefully the holidays will bring a special gift!
              Please keep us updated.



              • #8
                Re: Cynthia update

                Cynthia is in my prayers - please let her know.
                Diagnosed at age 53 in April 2010 (after having been
                "cleared" several times)
                Into running & cycling - cleared to continue at mild to
                moderate level
                Extensive family history
                Lost my mom, aunt and nephew to SCD
                St. Judes "Fortify VR" ICD implanted 8/30/2010 "Ces't Watt"


                • #9
                  Re: Cynthia update

                  I have been away for a while, and have spent the last hour getting up to speed on Cynthia's situation. I will be praying for Cynthia and her family and medical staff every day.


                  • #10
                    Re: Cynthia update

                    John, thanks for the update on Cynthia and I'm sorry I didn't notice this thread earlier. She is in all of our prayers.
                    "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."


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