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... Hi, my husband who is 49 and had enlarged heart with symptoms had ASD surgery over a year ago. We wanted to find out anyone who had the surgery with an enlarged heart and symptoms is doing years later? ... (1 replies)
... Just to add my ASD experience which took place back in Sept 1959 in UK when I was 15. ... (57 replies)
... I have decided to go with my surgeon's advice to go directly to the heart surgery since the hole is very closed to the valves. ... (5 replies)

... Hello, I am 38 ans recently diagnosed with 2 ASD and waiting for treatment. ... (5 replies)
... My son is diagosed with ASD. He is 7 year old, how long can i wait for it to see if it closes on its own. He occasionally has nose bleed problemes, how long should he be on aspirin. Does he have to be on aspirin for both cath procedure and surgery. Please let me know. Are there any topical sealent for blood bleed if that happens while someone is on blood thinning... (0 replies)
... I did has an enlarged heart prior to the surgery. My right heart was one half the size of my left heart. I've undergone a heart surgery last month and was told by my surgeon that my experience was pretty amazing because the right heart shrunk immediately after the patch is sealed. ... (1 replies)
... Hi WildRose AB, Did you get a chance to discuss with your cardiologist or surgeons? I hope things are going well for you. As for me, it's been almost eight weeks since my surgery, I feel that my recovery is pretty slow. But please don't let this scared you. I am just having issues with my throat. It might be due to the development of pneumonia after the surgery. It doesn't... (5 replies)
... You are welcome. I assume you've already done the TEE and found out the exact size. If you decided to do the surgery, I hope you don't have to do the median sternotomy (center incision) like me because it requires longer recovery time and scar is noticeable. Ask about the right thoracotomy (right side) of the ribs or the sub mammary incision (under the breast). I think the in... (5 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)
... I have watched to see if anyone who had an ASD repaired responded to you, but since no one has I will give you the value of my experience. ... (2 replies)
... 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)
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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)
... y heart so he scheduled a TEE. The TEE confirmed the hole and they sent me for a cardiac MRI. The MRI showed the hole larger than expect. They scheduled me for a ASD repair thru my groin. ... (4 replies)
... I had my asd closure in sept of '05. I was 22. ... (57 replies)
... I don't have ASD but I have mitral valve regurgitation and possibly a candidate for robotic surgery so I have inquired on the subject. ... (5 replies)
... Any possibility of having the hole repaired, non-surgically, through your groin using the Amplatzer® Septal Occluder or the GORE HELEX® Septal Occluder? There is also a robotic assist procedure called the da Vinci® ASD Repair, where the surgeon makes three incisions in the right chest plus a 1.5-cm working port. (5 replies)
... They usually only offer the cosmetic inscision for an ASD because they can just see enough to do the job at hand...... ... (57 replies)
... Today I was informed that I have an ASD which needs fixing within 5 years. ... (57 replies)
... offlate i am quite tired and the doctor advised to do the surgery immediate and I am planning to do the same in July 2014. ... (5 replies)


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