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  • Meeting next year!

    I'm hoping to make the meeting next year. Is it always the first week of June? I want to take my son to see Dr. Roy Nuzzo, a paediatric orthopedist, in Summit, NJ, for surgery next summer. I thought it would be great for me to come to the meetings and plan his surgery after them. How far is the meeting place from Summit, NJ and Overlook Hospital. If you're wondering my son was a 25 wk. preemie, 1 lb. 13 oz. at birth. He has very mild cerebral palsy of the lower limbs. He will be 8 on the 17th of this month and as he's grown his muscles have grown tighter and he needs some muscle lengthening for maximum mobitlity. He gets around fine now, but the drs. have said he needs this surgery in the near future. So, after much research and other CP parents on other lists, Dr. Nuzzo seems to be top notch and does the least invasive surgery w/ the shortest recovery time! Hopefully, this will all work out!

    Heather, 32- non obstructive HCM
    Heather, 43, non-obstructive HCM, dx'd at age 14, AICD implanted 11-02, PVAI ablation done for a-fib and a-flutter 5-2010. 2nd PVAI done for a-flutter and a-tach 3-2014. 3rd PVAI for a-flutter June 2015, dr forgot to reset ICD settings and I went into vt and almost died, July 2015, July 2015-started tx work up, October 2015, put on list in Dallas and tx'd on November 14, 2015.

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    The meeting is always the first weekend in June. I hope that you have great success with your son's surgery!

    Reenie
    Reenie

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

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      We have the hotel booked already for June 1,2,3!
      Hope to see you there.
      Lisa
      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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      • #4
        Summit is not that far from the site of the meeting. Not exactly sure how far but it would be less than a 1/2 hour (during non-rush hour).

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