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  • #16
    Re: Cynthia got her heart !

    So great to here , what a neat xmas pressent
    Margi*
    http://margi-inskeep.blogspot.com
    Forever Young

    I was diagnosedwith HCM at 6.
    Went into Atrial fibrillation so had a ICD put in at 16
    Went into Heart failure at 17
    Got a heart transplant at 21(2009)

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    • #17
      Re: Cynthia got her heart !

      FABULOUS!! I'm wishing Cynthia a smooth recovery and praying for her to have lots of patience with the sternal precautions and cabin fever as she regains her strength.

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      • #18
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        I'm so happy for Cynthia - what a long road she has traveled!

        I'm so grateful for the generosity & selflessness of donors and their families.

        Linda

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        • #19
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          That is wonderful news. Thank God!

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          • #20
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            great way to start the new year !!!!!! good for her

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            • #21
              Re: Cynthia got her heart !

              Fantastic, My family wishes her only the best.
              Dx with HCM November 2009
              Myectomy and Mitral Valve Repair @Tuft's March 2010

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              • #22
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                Super! Wonderful!
                Diagnosed HCM 1998
                Myectomy June 2010
                50 mg Toprol XL

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                • #23
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                  Not to be greedy... but any updates as to how Cynthia is doing now?
                  "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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                  • #24
                    Re: Cynthia got her heart !

                    Praise God Almighty!


                    I'm very happy for Cynthia
                    49 yrs. old
                    Diagnosed at 31.
                    Cardiac Arrest 2003, RF Ablation in AZ, no positive result -
                    First ICD 2003 - In 2006 lead went bad, abandoned lead, threaded new one & new generator
                    Myectomy 5-5-05 at The Cleveland Clinic - Dr. Lever & Dr. Smedira -heart surgeon.
                    Currently have Grade 2 Diastolic Dysfunction with pulmonary hypertension & pulmonary edema.
                    My brother passed away suddenly at 34 yrs old from HCM.
                    2 teenage children, ages 17 and 15.

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                    • #25
                      Re: Cynthia got her heart !

                      So happy for Cynthia. That was a great gift. My prays for a speedy recovery.
                      Joe Del

                      Diagnosed @ age 45 with HCM June 2004; ICD Implant: September 2004. Fifteen years prior was tested and told had an anxiety attack. Second ICD implanted May 5, 2009 with adding second lead.

                      My biggest part is the depression and now on disability.

                      Tested positive for HCM gene and all three children are negative.

                      Husband and father of three children: Son 18 and two daughters 13 and 7.

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