Sixties

Here’s a great story that I found this morning on my Google Reader: WOW! By Rich Bockmann SPECIAL TO THE TIMES WEST WINDSOR — Elliot Gordon ran his first marathon […]

Name: Richard Ives Email: sparky153@embarqmail.com Age at time of Dissection: 63 Type of Dissection: Ascending Date of Aortic Dissection: 23 March 2010 Tell Us Your Story: On March 23rd,2010 I […]

Date of Aortic Dissection: 12 April 2007 Tell Us Your Story: I was driving home from work when I felt a gurgling in my chest and a light headed. No […]

Hi Brian, I just found your website today…. What a miracle to read so many stories from survivors! Thank you for all the great work you are doing! Sadly, I […]

Type of Dissection: Both Ascending and Decending Date of Aortic Dissection: 15 June 2010 Tell Us Your Story: I was on my 6th treatment in the Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber 75 […]

Pamela Myer-62 & 30

Personal Stories: Pamela Myer’s Family Brian, It is very hard to read these stories because I have lost my husband and my daughter within six years. My story starts when […]

Personal Stories: A loving Wife=she will be missed! Hi Brian, Less than two weeks ago on May 21, 2009, my wife (60 years old) passed away of “hemopericardium” due to […]

Personal Stories: J.H. Layne January 8th. 2004, I had a triple “A”, Dissection of the Ascending Aorta, brought on by “Anger”. Anger over a conversation on the phone with an […]

Personal Stories: Dennis Francis Lavita, Sr Hello Brian, I happened to come across your article on the internet.  Thanks for the informative information.  I am a 34-year-old female whose father […]

Personal Stories: Bill Witterschein Brian Back in 2005 on Labor Day weekend my husband Bill was working out at a Physical Therapy Facility in NJ. He had a double knee […]

Personal Stories: Joseph Wos Hi Brian, I finally got set up with my own e mail address. It was so great to hear from someone who experienced what we had. […]

Personal Stories: Susan Huenefeld’s Father I AM AN FP IN OHIO AND HAD THE UNFORTUNATE EXPERIENCE OF ACCOMPANYING MY FATHER TO THE ER WITH CHEST PAIN.  HE WAS A HEALTHY […]

Personal Stories: Ramon Pierson About 3:30 on the afternoon of 3rd December, 2004. My wife and I were walking along the shore near our home in West Sussex. The tide […]

Personal Stories: Ken McDowell I am writing this on behalf of my husband Ken, who was the picture of health and exercised every day for years, but suffered an aortic […]

Personal Stories: David Loder Your story and mine are so similar, I must write and thank you for doing this website. We have so much in common, I feel we […]

Personal Stories: Linda Fesler Hi Everyone, I was diagnosed with Marfan’s Syndrome at age 23 so I read everything I could about it from that time on. There was not […]

Personal Stories: Barb Yoho My mothers (Barb) aortic dissection story: The end of 2003, my mom (Barb) had been having high blood pressure, which was uncharacteristic for her.  Her family […]

Personal Stories: Dave Wallace Brian, You asked for my story so that you could keep tabs on the other survivors. Here is my story. I am 60 years old and […]