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ASD Closure
Sep 9, 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)
... TEE in order to see if my ASD got any larger and if my shunt is bad and requires closing. ... (1 replies)
... Hey, there. I just posted something similar. I'm 43 and just found out about my ASD. Don't worry about the TEE. You won't feel anything. I had one done a few weeks ago. You just have to let them make your throat a little numb with something you swallow. The next day, you may be a little tender and have a little limp, so take it easy. You may not need to have open... (9 replies)

... PFO is not the same as ASD: an ASD is an actual hole whereas a PFO is more like a tear or overlapping flap of tissue with a non-round opening. Yes - I have no symptoms because it's a clinically insignificant PFO. Approximately 25% of the population has PFOs and don't know it. Typically, like in my case, it's complication-free. PFO:... (4 replies)
... I am going to be scheduled for a TEE to confirm the diagnosis. ... (9 replies)
... ave passed out twice. I went to my cardiologist and he did an Echocardiogram. He said it looked like there might be a hole in my 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 just had a TEE done last Friday, and my throat is still very sore, but I'm going in today to rule out any complications. ... (9 replies)
... I had my TEE on Friday. It was better than I could have hoped. The test itself was uncomfortable but not terrible. ... (9 replies)
... My ASD was found after a heart attack when I was 47. I've had a TEE several times and it's nothing to worry about. The ASD was fixed via open heart surgery in 2003 as I also had an anurysm. I was scared at the time but it was very successful. ... (9 replies)
... or is the ASD located in the PFO? ... (4 replies)
... or if there is evidence of pulmonary hypertension, then ASD closure should be done before things fall apart. Otherwise, a wait and watch approach can be done. ... (1 replies)
... I went into AF three days ago and could not get it to stop. I was taken to the emergency room where they put me on cardizem, followed by a TEE and cardioversion. This did restore my heart rthymn back to normal. ... (1 replies)
Mar 8, 2016
... Hi. I am Yudi from India 29 year old male. I was diagnosed while TEE with 34mm hole in my heart. I am advised for an open heart surgery. I am very worried about it, as in my entire life I have never had an operation. ... (5 replies)
... You are welcome. I assume you've already done the TEE and found out the exact size. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks for the clarification, i could see that they were looking for a possible ASD in your case. I see the link now. Thanks again. ... (4 replies)
... Sorry to post so soon again but i was reading over your history and notice that it was your heart murmer that lead them to investigate but you had no symptoms. i always had a heart murmer even as a child but they told me it was most likely an innocent one and many people have them with no complications. When i read up on ASD's i can see that many had heart murmers in the same... (4 replies)
... although they could be. I would definitely suggest you get a TEE as it's much MORE accurate than a conventional echocardiogram. ... (3 replies)
... Hi Kathy, i had an ASD closure and tricuspid valve repair yesterday moring and i am home tonight. They did the procedure through a cathater in my right groin. ... (3 replies)
... Darkchange, you should have a echocardiogram done if that shows anything then they would do a transesophogealechocardiogram (TEE). You said that you had anxiety? It could be just that. But only accept that as a diagnosis if your echo is normal. They could at least do that and that would rule out any congenital heart defects. ASD's are commonly found at your age but it's likely... (42 replies)
Stupid question
Jul 28, 2008
... I had the TEE done last Friday, and my throat is killing me so I'm going in to the doctor's office today to make sure that they didn't damage my espophagus. ... (4 replies)

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