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... I am one who always believes in getting a second opinion. I do not know where you live but I personally had an ASD closure procedure successsfully completed without having open heart surgery and recovered within a couple of days. ... (57 replies)
... I had my open heart surgery last Wednesday so now 9 days post op! Got home 2 days ago and feels good to be home. ... (57 replies)
... I really can't wait for the surgery now as I feel I have wasted so much energy in getting angry with the health service here and fighting my corner to be seen. ... (57 replies)

... I am 35 and am on the waiting list to have open heart surgery to close quite a large hole. Not a day goes by without me thinking about the forthcoming surgery and what will happen both during the op and afterwards. ... (57 replies)
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... Thankyou guys! This forum is so helpful! I am 19 and was diagnosed with an ASD in November last year, after complaining to my GP about shortness of breath, which then made him refer me for a few tests which revealed the ASD The funny thing is with my case is that my younger brother, who is now 17, has been monitored his whole life because of an ASD aswell, but his is so... (57 replies)
... Thanks for all your advice and support Rach, I'll send you a message in a few weeks Fiona xx (57 replies)
... ing about open heart surgery, i never had an option to have the keyhole due to my hole being 3cm diameter with little holes around it like swiss cheese so it was open heart surgery all the way! I never knew i had the hole and was always tired but thought that was due to my then job which was early shifts...... ... (57 replies)
... hi fiona ive just been lookin at what you have been talkin about and was wondering if you have had you heart op yet. im 20yrs old and had open heart surgery in june, i also have a child and was ment to getmy asd closed before having children but didnt work out that way. ... (57 replies)
... m 27 and had a large ASD closed in MAy this year via open heart surgery. I can't help you on the kid side as i don't have any but i found i couldn't lift much for quite some time. ... (57 replies)
... Im 36 and have been told that I need to have my ASD closed by open heart surgery (im not a candidate for keyhole, I have two holes close together and a thin wall betwwen them). I am looking for any advice on recovery from the surgery especially from any one with small children, I have two under the age of three and Im feeling anxious about not being able to pick them up... (57 replies)
ASD Closure
Sep 8, 2012
... I am now at age 34. I just found out the I am diagnosed with ASD back in June for my general checkup. On the same day, my husband was sent to ER and I had to take care of him for a week. ... (5 replies)
ASD Closure
Sep 25, 2011
... Hi. I am 31 years old and 31 weeks pregnant, I have had a terrible pregnancy and after investigating they have found that I have a large hole in my heart 5.4cm in diameter. ... (5 replies)
... I had my asd closure in sept of '05. I was 22. ... (57 replies)
... I want to thank both of you ladies for posting such positive situations and encouraging attitudes about your Open Heart experiences! For a couple of years now I feel like I am walking around with a dark cloud hanging over me, with all the constant worry about my upcoming surgery. ... (57 replies)
... Depending upon which surgeon is decided upon, I'll hopefully be either in a leafy suburb of Tokyo or down by the sea in a specialist heart centre of the local hospital... ... (57 replies)
... also know as a hold in the heart I was born with it but only found out 2 years ago then fell pregnant with my second son so had to wait to have it repaired. ... (57 replies)
... Did I miss why you were having open heart at such a young age? ... (57 replies)
... Hi Mileena I have a choice of inscision one being verticle in between the breast (zipper) and two being a cosmetic inscision that goes under the breast and meets at the bottom of the sternum. I have down my own research on the cosmetic inscision and it seems to be more painful and there is a 20% chance of loss of feeling to the breast. They can also see a lot better wit... (57 replies)
... I to am asymptomatic, unfortunately Im not a candidate for thekey hole surgery instead Im having open heart in a week. ... (57 replies)

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