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  • Thank you for your helpful response! It put me at ease, going to dr this morning. Again, thanks ------------------------------ Rev Rick Chandler Florida ------------------------------

  • Hello Fellow Survivors! I had quadruple bypass March 31th this year but stents over 25 years ago and worried about my heart and diabetes since then. I had many emergency visits to the hospital foreshadowing all this. It is now two months out, I am going ...

  • Rick, I'm a quintuple bypass survivor from nearly 4 1/2 years ago. while I was mostly pain free 4 weeks post-surgery except when I coughed or sneezed, I know that it is quite possible to experience the pain you describe for reasons related to the surgery ...

  • Hi group! I’m Susan Perez and I’ve had 2 surgeries to remove a large (6 cm) thoracic aortic aneurysm. The first surgery was the most complicated. It involved the top of the aorta which had to be removed and replaced with a mesh graft. The surgery was ...

  • Rick, I had a quad bypass done 17 years ago, so older techniques. I actually went back to my office job 4 weeks after surgery. I was a bit weak and tired but minimal chest pain. I would recommend that you check in with your cardiologist. There might be ...