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article source: Former National Football League (NFL) players are more likely to have enlarged aortas, a condition that may put them at higher risk of aneurysms, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), which took place from November 26 to December 1 in Chicago. The […] Read More…

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Michael McKechnie-62

Name: Michael McKechnie Email: mmckechnie55@gmail.com Age at time of Dissection: 62 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection: 21 September 2017 Tell Us Your Story: From a personal health perspective I cheerfully breezed through the first 62 years of my life. There was the minor tennis injury and the occasional sinus infection but I […] Read More…

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article source: Jon Dorenbos experienced a treat on Thursday. It was the first Thanksgiving Day he was home in Huntington Beach, Calif., with his family in almost 20 years. The beloved former Eagles long snapper had no doubt much to be thankful for, as he jokingly kidded about rubbing his belly stuffed with turkey and […] Read More…

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mum Lorna Arduino was rushed in to Tunbridge Wells Hospital

article source: When Sevenoaks mum Lorna Arduino was rushed in to Tunbridge Wells Hospital having developed a life-threatening heart condition, everyone feared the worst. But a year on and the 46-year-old wowed staff by walking back in to the emergency department, to personally thank some of the people who saved her life. Mrs Arduino had […] Read More…

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JAMES SAYLOR-53

Name: JAMES SAYLOR Email: jhsaylorlpn92@gmail.com Age at time of Dissection: 53 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection: 30 May 2017 Tell Us Your Story: It all started after I was folding some clothes and I started walking up the stairs. I had this feeling of in pending doom and sat on the stairs […] Read More…

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article source: former NFL players have englarged aortas Getty Images HEALTH Pro Football Players Have Big Hearts… And Enlarged Aortas About 30 percent of retired NFL players in Cleveland Clinic study have enlarged aortas; former pro football players twice as likely to have a dilated aorta compared to the control group. Sandy Smith | Nov […] Read More…

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Read article here! Royal Surrey County Hospital has apologised unreservedly to the family of a man, whose life could have been saved had he been given an emergency medical procedure. Alex Lockyer, 45, from Guildford, suffered a tear in a major blood vessel, which led to his tragic death at his family home on May […] Read More…

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Article source: Background Controversy exists regarding the optimal extent of repair for type A aortic dissection. Our approach is to replace the ascending aorta, and only replace the aortic root or arch when intimal tears are present in those areas. We examined intermediate outcomes with this approach to acute type A aortic dissection repair. Methods […] Read More…

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https://youtu.be/ITQ4KenrYok Thanks, Brian […] Read More…

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https://youtu.be/eziyLpJFco8 Thanks Dan. Brian […] Read More…

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article source: Father-of-two Alex Lockyer, 45, collapsed at his daughter’s prom and died a week later at home after being discharged from hospital A father-of-two “could have survived” if he had undergone an emergency medical procedure, a coroner has concluded Alex Lockyer, 45, from Guildford, suffered a tear in a major blood vessel, which led […] Read More…

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https://youtu.be/kHKtpn6lMsc GOD’s GREAT! Brian […] Read More…

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TAVR heart procedure for inoperable aortic stenosis

I am eventually going to have my aortic valve replaced. I have wondered if I am a candidate for this type of surgery vs having to have open heart surgery again. https://youtu.be/csxJYTLXNJY Anyone else had this done? Brian Tinsley :) […] Read More…

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Brad Bennett-70

Hello Brian. Enjoy your site very much. 2 years ago I collapsed in my bedroom with intense chest pain around 11 pm. My wife called an ambulance and they rushed me the local hospital here in Abbotsford BC. Once there they ran the usual tests for heart failure but could find no cause? I remained […] Read More…

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Brotherly Love

article source: LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Wear the Gown is our way of saying you should see your doctor regularly. It’s a campaign that continues to get strong endorsements from all over the state, like brothers Jonathan and Josh from northwest Arkansas. They were born two years apart. They became very close, loving the […] Read More…

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Patricia Schultz-57

Name: Patricia Schultz Email: passchultz@gmail.com Age at time of Dissection: 57 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection: 10 September 2017 Tell Us Your Story: On September 10th 2017 I went for my usual run hoping that day to run around 9 miles. Into the first mile while going up a short steep hill […] Read More…

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I could use some help please

Hi, If there is anyone out there that has ever considered making a donation, I would be tremendously appreciated. I am struggling to keep up and my credit card debt is taking a toll on me. I am NOT asking for sympathy because of dumb mistakes that I have made in the past. With my […] Read More…

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Craig Carda-35

Name: Craig Carda Email: Craigcarda2@gmail.com Age at time of Dissection: 35 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection: 25 May 2015 Tell Us Your Story: Hi, I am Craig Carda and I survived a ascending Aorta dissection! This is something I tell myself everyday since memorial day of 2015, It started out as a […] Read More…

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article source: Triathlons could be risky for athletes with heart disease, potentially leading to cardiac arrest or sudden death, according to a new Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation study. The competitive, three-segment sport has grown increasingly popular in the U.S. since its inception in 1970, with nearly half a million participants taking part in 3,200 USA […] Read More…

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The day Pat Ward was brought back to life

article source EVERETT — On that Saturday morning, Pat Ward met her friends for breakfast at Jimmy Jacks on Highway 99. The six retirees sat at their usual table, in their usual seats. She ordered her usual biscuits and gravy. Her friends talked of the usual things as they sipped their coffee and ate their […] Read More…

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