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Old 11-09-09, 06:16 PM   #1
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As y'all remember, my wife had a wee complication with H1N1. It led to viral pneumonia, respiratory arrest and a small heart attack a few weeks ago that resulted in me havig to perform CPR. She spent 6 days in the CCU. She just had her Angiogram today, and the results were excellent. There is no Ischemia of the heart muscle, the inactive sectors of her heart have reactivated, and there are no blockages. She has coronary arteries abut the size of NY City Water Mains.

Her cardiac output fraction is up to 48% from just under 24%. The norm is*50-55%. I feel like a 10 ton weight has been lifted off of me!
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Old 11-09-09, 06:22 PM   #2
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Wow, that H1N1 virus can pack a punch. I didn't realize you guys had gone through such a scary time recently. Glad your wife is doing better.
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Her cardiac output fraction is up to 48% from just under 24%. The norm is*50-55%. I feel like a 10 ton weight has been lifted off of me!
Yes, this was my fear as well. I couldn't bring myself to comment on it in your last thread.

This is wondrous news. Thanks for sharing it!
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Old 11-09-09, 07:05 PM   #6
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Yes, this was my fear as well. I couldn't bring myself to comment on it in your last thread.

This is wondrous news. Thanks for sharing it!
Trust me, I was pretty scared over the last 3 weeks. I knew how bad that output was, less than half the norm.
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Not good news, Great News.

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HUGE HUGS TOM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! {{{HUGS****** and many more hugs for Mrs. Tom as well!!!! I'm ... so glad.
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Old 11-09-09, 07:31 PM   #9
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Old 11-09-09, 07:45 PM   #10
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Me thinks you need to hold her tight tonight! Cuddle her like a bearded man can.

I'm so happy things are calming down for you Tom! I love you brother!

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Yay for crazylady!!!
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That's terrific news, Tom!!

So when is she getting back on that 'bent of hers?
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We'll keep you guys in our prayers for a few days. For help, and thanksgiving.
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Old 11-09-09, 08:01 PM   #14
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That's terrific news, Tom!!

So when is she getting back on that 'bent of hers?
Doctor says 2 or 3 weeks.
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Old 11-09-09, 08:01 PM   #15
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We'll keep you guys in our prayers for a few days. For help, and thanksgiving.
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Old 11-09-09, 10:19 PM   #16
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That's great news. I am glad she's OK. CPR? That would have scared the crap outta me. You're a hero, Tom.
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that is wonderful... I am delighted to hear that things have improved
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Old 11-10-09, 05:05 AM   #18
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Nope, just a husband. Did what I had to and then fell apart for a bit afterwards.
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As y'all remember, my wife had a wee complication with H1N1. It led to viral pneumonia, respiratory arrest and a small heart attack a few weeks ago that resulted in me havig to perform CPR. She spent 6 days in the CCU. She just had her Angiogram today, and the results were excellent. There is no Ischemia of the heart muscle, the inactive sectors of her heart have reactivated, and there are no blockages. She has coronary arteries abut the size of NY City Water Mains.

Her cardiac output fraction is up to 48% from just under 24%. The norm is*50-55%. I feel like a 10 ton weight has been lifted off of me!
Still, no hill repeats until April.
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Excellent news.
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Doctor says 2 or 3 weeks.
Just in time for the Arctic blasts. But much better than the alternative.
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Great news Tom!!
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