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    My husband had a quadruple bypass 9 years ago. It saddens me when I read that people "graduated" from rehab. My husband still goes 9 years later. There is always a doctor in the building as well as two cardiac care nurses. He has a "watch" that monitors ...

  • Hi Andie, Welcome to Mended Hearts! We had open heart surgery almost the exact same time. Mine was on February 8 of this year. And I too just graduated from cardiac rehab. It was a wonderful experience for me as well. Of course, not at first. I never ...

  • Hi to all,  My name is Andrea (Andie). Seven months ago ( January 2019)I had a repair to my thoracic aortic aneurysm.  The only symptom I had was moderate high blood pressure. My primary care physician was a blessing. He suggested a stress test and echocardiogram ...

  • Had one installed yesterday. Background: 5x bypass surgery 2001 Joined Mended Hearts and have been volunteer visitor since then. In June, 2019 had incident while driving where I lost vision in left eye. Came back after 10 seconds. 3 days in ...

  • Michelle, It has been over two years since my open heart surgery to correct an aortic arch aneurysm at New York Presbyterian Medical Center. Here are a few observations from my experience and a recommendation about your medical condition.  You are using ...