Hello David (and "Hi" to RWH & Fortunatecookie - two more UK members!)
This is all still new to us - hubby had his LVAD fitted end of May this year, in hospital for 9wks, out 3 days then ...
Sorry no intake on this infection (my Jon has a different one that is also resistent to antibiotics so still in process of dealing with it).
We made difficult decision to get our dog re-homed after Jon's LVAD operation at the end of May (benign tumours that would burst/picking up dog mess - too much of an infection risk).
I have been a recipient for 2 years and I am feeling wonderful. I have no problems with my LVAD. I feel truly blessed that I was given a second chance. I am willing to be a participant in your ...
My father received his LVAD on June 18 and had several episodes of confusion, some worse than others, but after his release from the hospital, it improved. He is 79, and his biggest struggle now ...
My husband has had his "life saving device"
since July 2013.Heart Mate 2,
WE HAVE FIGURED OUT THAT ALLOWING HIM TO SIT IN
My Husband has had his LVAD since July 2013.
(Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn)
I have found it to be easiest to have him sit
in his recliner while his dressing is changed.
For men, ED or Impotence is one of the most terrifying sexual problems. This is a problem that can deteriorate in time, and which can disturb both men and their sexual partners.
My Name is Norm I received my LVAD Feb 11 2014 ...Im having really bad dizziness...does anyone else have this.. I feel really good other wise...any thoughts
Hi every body I've just been fitted out with a heartware lvad.very grateful of course,but what with me being a ship builder it's a bit awqaurd with work and all.I've already accepted that I must ...
I'm sorry to hear that your mother has problems.I had sortness of breath for several months after lvad implant,I was told by docs that the right side of my heart was still weak.
Worries and tension eat half of our life. In medical research too, it has been proven that person who reels under constant worry or tension makes the life span for him or her shorter.
It sounds like you have what I have, it's called Peripartum cardiomyopathy, you get it when pregnant. Many women go un diagnosed and die from this. I'm still recovering from the birth of my son in...
Mark I am in the same predicament and will be following this post. Jennifer, I have been told the same thing but am sooooooooooooo afraid of all of the risk factors of the surgery.
I enjoy Zumba and riding the recumbent bike most of all. I also have a walk DVD that I enjoy. Unfortunately, I have not been very consistent with them lately but these are the ones that I enjoy ...
I was just slightly winded, short of breath, even though I hadn't walked far.