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    Just a quick update...I haven't posted for quite sometime. I think the last time was soon after I had lung cancer surgery & then went back to hospital with what appeared to be a blood clot. Well, it wasn't a blood clot...turned out to be a 95% blocked artery(it was hidden behind another artery so hadn't showed up on previous angiograms) It required open heart by-pass just 27 days after the lung surgery & then went back about a week later to put a stint into the same artery. All in all, I spent 28 days in the hospital since April 2nd and am finally home & I think doing quite well. Think it will be a long recovery but am feeling pretty good at last.
    Have been thinking of you all and so very glad to have had the best possible medical care.

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    Hi Sandy,

    It is so good to see a posting from you! What a long haul you've had but it sounds as if things are finally moving in the right direction - you're an inspiration to us all! Continue to take good care of yourself and let us know how things progress as you have time and feel up to it.

    All the best,
    Lynn Stewart
    HOCM 4/2002
    Cleveland Myectomy Crew 8/2002


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      Sandy, I'm sorry that it's been a long road but I'm glad you're on the mend. I hope to hear more from you soon.


      Husband has HCM.
      3 kids - ages 23, 21, & 19. All presently clear of HCM.


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        Sandy, it's good to hear from you. I hope you find rapid progress now. Please keep us posted. Linda


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          WOW - welcome back!
          I hope you are healing well and feeling better!
          Recovery can be a long road, take the journey slow.

          It is good to hear from you!

          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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