Name: mark jones
Age at time of Dissection: 32
Type of Dissection: Ascending
Date of Aortic Dissection: 28 June 2004

Tell Us Your Story: hello…in june of 04 i had an aortic dissection….aorta tore from top to bottom…doctors said i need immediate emergency surgery..that i had a 5% chance of surviving….a nurse in the surgery said i went flatline 3 times..came out the surgery and went into a coma for 3 months..doctors told my family to prepare because i showed no brain activity…i was not coming out of the coma…i was in intensive care for i think 3 months….i had a collapsed lung, a feeding tube in me, my kidney shut down, i have permanent nerve damage in my back, legs, and feet..i’m on dialysis….it left me paralyzed from the waist down…for 5 years…i was in the hospital for over 2 years…..had to learn how to do everything all over again…i lost everything…my wife, kids, family,job,and my health……these lat few years have been really hard for me…..feels like i have nothing left… more fight…..its a struggle just to get up everyday..please contact me….i need help…

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