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Srmartinson Dx in 1996, ICD in 4/2004, Battery recalled, 2nd ICD lead failure 3/31/07, rec. 26 inappro. shocks Find out more about Srmartinson
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  • Go Lisa!!!


    amazing quote: “It’s a myth that only athletes are at risk for sudden cardiac arrest. About 80 percent of kids who die under age 24 are not athletes. Per 100 million people, 19 die in fires, 137 from gun violence, 345 from SCA. Yet we have fire drills and armed invader drills in schools, but no sudden cardiac arrest drills.”

    WOW! powerful statement to share with our schools
    Dx 1995 with non-obstructed HCM, verapamil 120mg
    2004, ICD, battery recall and migration x2 (3 surgeries)
    2007, 26 inappropriate shocks fr. Lead failure, two lead extraction surgeries...(total 8 surgeries in 4 years NO FUN)
    Since 2008, Living without ICD.......
    2011 First chest pains, frequent Began thinking about new ICD,,,,
    10-2014 I'm ready!

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    Re: Go Lisa!!!

    Thanks for posting - I put it on my Facebook page.
    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 . . .


    • #3
      Re: Go Lisa!!!

      Great article I too posted it on FB .

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


      • #4
        Re: Go Lisa!!!

        Great article. If everyone shares this on Facebook it will definitely get the word out

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        Diagnosed Feb 2012
        Concentric/Apical Myopathy which fits the "Japanese" form.
        Pacemaker 7/17/12