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    Hi Everyone:

    It has been over three-four months since I last updated my progress of my myectomy/maze procedure. During February I started having slight brown-outs without any notice and proceeded to go about my daily routine like nothing had happened. The events continued sporadically and I finally wised up and saw Dr. Sherrid who placed me on an event monitor. Fortunately I had an episode that recorded my brownouts to be short pauses. I had a pacemaker implanted on March 25 and have had no such epsiodes. It is great to be back to my normal routine and restarting my cardio-rehab. Please do not me foolish as I was seek help, somebody was watching over me. Look forward to the June 2nd golf outing and the annual meeting.

    Cleveland Clinic November 2002 Myectomy Crew

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    I am glad you talked to the doctor!
    I am glad you are feeling well!
    Knowledge is power ... Stay informed!
    YOU can make a difference - all you have to do is try!

    Dx age 12 current age 46 and counting!
    lost: 5 family members to HCM (SCD, Stroke, CHF)
    Others diagnosed living with HCM (or gene +) include - daughter, niece, nephew, cousin, sister and many many friends!
    Therapy - ICD (implanted 97, 01, 04 and 11, medication
    Currently not obstructed
    Complications - unnecessary pacemaker and stroke (unrelated to each other)


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      Howie, good to hear from you again, sounds like the pacer is doing the trick - glad to hear it, Linda


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        Good to hear that you are doing well. Brownouts do not sound so good but I am glad that you found out what was happening. Take care.

        Cleveland Myectomy Crew
        Member since November 2002

        \"Chance favors the prepared mind!\"