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  • Richard Nelsen
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    Cev, Great news! Tell us more about your treatment, I am guessing that you had a Myectomy? How long did you stay at the Mayo? Who was your Dr. and how was his treatment? How are you feeling today? What are your best recommendations for getting started, where did your family stay? Where do you live? So many questions and only two fingers to type... Thank you Rick

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  • Lisa Salberg
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    Welcome CEV!

    I agree, the Mayo is a great place! Most myectomy stories are similar to yours. I wish you all the best!

    Lisa

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  • Sarah
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    dear cev

    AWESOME!!!! i went to mayo, too (no surgery) and they blew my mind!

    they can't tell you how many extra years you just bought, but i'm sure it is a lot and losing the weight will make an even bigger difference.

    take care and keep us posted on your progress

    sarah

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  • cev
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    I don'tvisit this site often but I wanted to take a minute to tell anyone who is contemplating the surgery route that I'm a 59 yr old male that has the disease. I had surgery in April of 2003 at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester. Everything went fine and I noticed incredible improvement immediately.I cannot say enough good about the people at Mayo. Other than being about 50# overweight I feel great and no longer suffer from shortness of breath. Need to unload the extra # and I'll feel even better. I didn't think to ask the people at Mayo how this will affect my lifespan now.

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