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Test are done surgery set january 8 6am


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  • Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

    We'll I am ready to get this done at peace with my decision and love the doctors at Cleveland they said my pre op test looks good so likes like I will not have to have a pace maker. They said i should see a dramatic change in my health for the good. Early morning then a couple days rest then ready to get feeling better
    Myectomy January 8 2014

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    Re: Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

    Great Jimmy. Yeah looks like we have good care. Good luck tomorrow. I'll see Dr Smidera for interviews soon after he is done with your surgery, so we will ask after you. I'm sure you,ll do great.
    Angus Campbell
    Golden Isles Region, Southeast Georgia, USA

    Dx'd HOCM at St Luke's Roosevelt, New York City, 2005
    Myectomy Jan 9th 2014 at Cleveland Clinic
    Drs Lever and Smedira


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      Re: Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

      Good luck boys.
      I am set for my shiny and new dual chamber icd on Thursday.


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        Best of luck to the 3 of you!!! I'll be keeping you all in my prayers
        HCM diagnosed 8/1/11
        changed to HOCM 1/23/12
        Septal Myectomy 4/5/12 at CCF
        Gene positive, no one in my immediate family is willing to be tested, including my 21 year old son


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          Re: Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

          Hoping all goes well for all of you too. We will look for updates.
          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.


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            Re: Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

            I'll be thinking good thoughts for you!

            Myectomy on Feb. 5, 2007.


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              Re: Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

              Me too! Best wishes to all of you, and I hope we can get updates on you, Jimmy, as soon as practical after your surgery this morning. Wishing you all the best and a speedy recovery!

              Dx'ed 4/11 with "left ventricular hypertrophy"
              Re-dx'ed by a new cardiologist 4/13 at age 51 with possible HCM.
              Went to Tufts 7/13 and verified HCM with obstruction.
              Going in for a Myectomy and a Maze procedure on 11/13/13


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                Re: Test are done surgery set january 8 6am

                I'm sure you'll all be playing pain pill poker very soon in the cardio ward.
                Best to all of you and speedy recoveries.
                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 . . .