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  • #16
    Re: myectomy

    Vicki, thanks so much for sharing about your experience. I was wondering what the after effects would be like; since they have given me the option of having this surgery. Glad to hear you are doing so well.


    • #17
      Re: myectomy

      Vicki, I've read all of your posts. So excited to hear your good reports. I am coming to Hopkins cause my youngest daughter lives there. Doctors in Dallas are talking about either mitrial valve replacement or myectomy so what you've experienced really makes me feel better. Thanks for sharing!!
      Diagnosed Dallas, Baylor Med 2001
      Septal Alcohol Ablation Houston 2004
      Scheduled for Myectomy Hopkins Aug 12

      Watch out world, I'm gettin' FIXED!!!


      • #18
        Re: myectomy

        Which surgeon will be doing your surgery?
        I had Duke Cameron.

        Glad I could help!

        myectomy 7/08 @ Hopkins


        • #19
          Re: myectomy

          Hi Vicki

          I am following your footsteps with Dr. Cameron on December 14.
          I was very happy to read your procedure was so successful.
          How many days were you in the hospital?


          Symptoms circa 2000
          HCM diagnosis 2006 ish
          Guidant ICD 2/19/08
          ASD repair Amplatzer Occluder 8/14/08
          Myectomy, Johns Hopkins, 12/17/09


          • #20
            Re: myectomy

            Hi, Vicky! I'm having a myectomy at Cleveland Clinic on Jan. 14th. I am hoping I can report the great progress that you have. Thanks for the posts. Keep it up. Best to you.
            David S.


            • #21
              Re: myectomy

              Vicki - Wishing you continued success! Keep us posted!
              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 . . .