Mike Modugno-61

by Brian Tinsley on November 18, 2015 · 1 comment

in Ascending,Personal Stories,Sixties

Name: Mike Modugno
Email: msmodugno@verizon.net
Age at time of Dissection: 61
Type of Dissection: Ascending
Date of Aortic Dissection: 18 November 2009
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My family reminds me its been 6 years sense my event. I was on a business trip in Riverside Calif. Just did not feel good and the hotel drove to Riverside Hospital.

I walked into the hospital on my own. Net result “Acute Aortic dissection (Stanford type A)with aortic root replacement.

I now lead a very full life. I ride a my bike at a moderate pace but no big hills. I walk daily with the my dog and just enjoy life.

Fortunately the ER doctor at Riverside caught the systems and called for a Thoracic surgeon from the university of Yorba Linda. They say I just made it through the surgery and recovery was very slow.

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Had my aorticdissection on 8/22/2003 while playing tennis at the age of 40. I got a second chance at life!

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