Don Stephens-63

by Brian Tinsley on April 8, 2016 · 0 comments

in Aortic Dissection,Ascending,Personal Stories,Sixties

Name: Don Stephens
Email: don.stephens@designersurfaces.com.au
Age at time of Dissection: 63
Type of Dissection: Ascending
Date of Aortic Dissection: 25 March 2013
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Ihad a type B aortic dissection and I was given a 5% chance of surviving increasing 5% each day over four days. I am currently on 9 tablets a day, undergo regular blood tests and CT scans however, I am alive.

I also suffer from PTSD which was caused by the Vietnam War and would like to know if a specialist can confirm that there is evidence to prove that there is a link between PTSD and aortic dissection

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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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