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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

Herb, I hope you're post surgery recovery is progressing well after the aortic aneurysm procedure. Given all the news about the coronavirus, has the clinic put in place any special policies, such as visitor restrictions, antiseptic procedures or use of antiviral masks and latex gloves for the...


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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

I have come around to that view, Jeanne, and considering all options. In the end it's always the surgeon. Herb -- Herb Greenberg San Diego CA --


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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

Herb, I consulted with a Boston cardiologist who is an expert in valvular heart disease and of course anuerysm. One of the many things she told me was that these surgeries are the bread and butter of CT surgeons. She said you dont have to go to a referral center if you have a good surgeon...


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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

Herb, You have asked many important questions. You can call me today at 1:00 pm EST. If that's not convenient suggest another date and time. Vic 973-879-5647 -- Victor Fabry Short Hills, New Jersey fvfabry@gmail.com --


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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

Vic, thanks for the kind response. You have had it all! Valve, too? For me, the more complicated the procedure, the more likely I am to go to Cleveland. Less complicated (and after everything I've read - anything short of the arch is less complicated...valve replacement being the most common) I...


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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

Herb, You have done your research and are better informed than 90% of aortic aneurysm patients. i have survived two aneurysm surgeries; an ascending aortic aneurysm (Bentell procedure) in 2007 at Morristown Medical Center and an aortic arch aneurysm procedure in 2017 at New York Presbyterian...


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RE: Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

Length of time on a CABG varies with the patient. My is going strong after 12 years. And we have folks in our MH Chapter who are in the 20 to 25 years. Most of those watch their diets and get regular exercise. Eating ang exercise changes don't have to be over night, continue to get more regular...