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by Heartbroke
January 13th, 2018, 8:51 am
Forum: Main Forum 2018
Topic: Lvads
Replies: 6
Views: 558

Re: Lvads

Yes robo pop the type I have is approved for destination therapy
by Heartbroke
January 12th, 2018, 4:01 pm
Forum: Main Forum 2018
Topic: Lvads
Replies: 6
Views: 558

Re: Lvads

Robot pop 2 different ways they use them not to easy to get one is bridge to transplant the other is destination therapy it took a team of 20 people to decide on mine the surgeon all the way down to a physiologist I had to pass every medical test you can imagine my team told me heart transplants are...
by Heartbroke
January 9th, 2018, 9:58 pm
Forum: Main Forum 2018
Topic: Fair?
Replies: 26
Views: 1603

Re: Fair?

Sounds like some of them had hereditary conditions all my drs tell me I could have did everything right and still a 98 percent chance this would have happened to me anyway.
by Heartbroke
January 7th, 2018, 2:30 pm
Forum: Main Forum 2018
Topic: Lvads
Replies: 6
Views: 558

Lvads

Last time I was in the hospital I made a new friend a 36 year old that had a heart transplant 4 months ago he was there for his monthly biopsy to make sure it's not getting rejected he had a lvad for 31/2 years and a diffibrillator that he never got a shock from poor guy still carries a pack on him ...
by Heartbroke
December 31st, 2017, 11:27 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: Update on my condition
Replies: 5
Views: 835

Update on my condition

Hi everyone it's been awhile so I will give a update Nov 27 I woke up feeling bad I knew my heart rate was up so I called 911 well when I got in the ambulance my heart rate was 160 so they took me to my local hospital I stayed there for 5 hrs nothing they did could get it down so at 2 pm that day th...
by Heartbroke
November 11th, 2017, 12:07 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: ICD went off for the first time (and then 10 times more)
Replies: 9
Views: 961

Re: ICD went off for the first time (and then 10 times more)

Corey you are so young to have this I don't know where you live but I am recommending you see dr David Delurgio at Emory saint Joseph's hospital in atlanta Georgia he is one of the top 5 electrophysiologist in the u.s.a. if anyone can fix your problem it's him this guy saved my life when everyone el...
by Heartbroke
November 11th, 2017, 11:29 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: Allergies to ICD metal and Excercise questions
Replies: 13
Views: 885

Re: Allergies to ICD metal and Excercise questions

Hi I have some sort of allergy to mine I break out around it all the time sometimes if your allergy is serious enough they can put gold plated ones in you to stop it I would avoid silicone if I could.
by Heartbroke
June 1st, 2017, 11:53 am
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: OT-Chemotherapy day 1
Replies: 63
Views: 7192

Re: OT-Chemotherapy day 1

Bob my friend keep fighting hang in there buddy maybe better news will come your next visit prayers for you my :big-hug: friend!
by Heartbroke
May 31st, 2017, 6:43 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: From good news to bad news
Replies: 10
Views: 1146

Re: From good news to bad news

Alan I had the right heart catheterization yesterday yes my pressures were extremely high in my right chambers left ventricle :runn: isn't strong enough to pump it out as fast as it. Comes in normal out put is 2.5 to 3 litres per minute mine was only one I stayed in ccu yesterday and today with a de...
by Heartbroke
May 28th, 2017, 3:02 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: Diffibrilators, pacemakers and lvads
Replies: 12
Views: 2056

Diffibrilators, pacemakers and lvads

Does anyone know when you get a lvad put in if they turn off diffibrilators and pacemakers? Just curious I'm going to have to have a lvad and go on the transplant list.
by Heartbroke
May 27th, 2017, 12:03 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: Inappropriate shocks - Survey
Replies: 13
Views: 2617

Re: Inappropriate shocks - Survey

84 inappropriate shocks in 40 mins. In March 2016!!!!!
by Heartbroke
May 24th, 2017, 12:56 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: From good news to bad news
Replies: 10
Views: 1146

Re: From good news to bad news

Alan the last time they told me the pressure was high it was in my heart chambers so I don't know how to explain or know how it could be with my heart not squeezing much I have a heart catheterization this coming Tuesday I will make him explain how this happens and post it. One thing that threw up a...
by Heartbroke
May 23rd, 2017, 3:51 pm
Forum: 2017 Forum topics
Topic: From good news to bad news
Replies: 10
Views: 1146

From good news to bad news

Well I went and saw my new cardioligist at Emory saint Josephs I Atlanta Georgia today he looked at the echo I had a week ago very concerned about high pressures in my heart he also told me my heart is barely squeezing now so I have a heart catheterization this coming Tuesday to check pressures and ...