Bling Part 3 and a bit
Well 3 months post endobronchial valve procedure it was time to brave the M60 in the baby smart car and head off to Wythenshawe,the M60 is ou...
I love My Valves
Just an Update. As Time passes, I am Breathing Better and able to Turn the clock back a Little....
The Chartis experiment and the missing scope
Hello folks,i have just returned from having my ' Chartis bronchoscopy ',this rather long winded, if you will excuse my play on words,broncho...
Just thought you might like to know the following. Because I am having a small surgical procedure tomorrow ( no Flapjack its not the unkindes...
I have typical symptoms of being hypo, partial thyroidectomy 3 years ago, remaining side now enlarged ( goitre confirmed ), currently on 100 ...
Complication during ablation
Hi folks I had my third attempt at radio frequency ablation last Wednesday. ( I had number one 15 yr ago as radio and cryogenic one 9 months ...
I am 40 years old. I have been diagnosed with chronic atrial fibrillation....
I currently take Warfarin, my dose is 4mg daily this keeps my INR around 2.5-2.8. In fact I trust y’all opinions more to start with than I do...
I have just read on the internet that losartan 25mgs nd 100mgs is being recalled as it has been discovered during tests that it contains a ca...
Warfarin, plavix and alcohol?
Anyway last yr I had a couple margaritas and when we got home I ended up in the hospital with my INR over 7.3 an a nose that would not stop b...
Today's Mail On Sunday
The new technique is being pioneered at the Royal Brompton and gives hope to many of us whose QOL has been affected by leaky heart valves whi...
Good evening it's two years I'm taking Coumadin and my rage is 1.5 and 2. My question is can I get a tattoo made?...
Effects of coenzyme Q10 administration on pulmonary function
The mean serum CoQ10 levels at rest in patients with COPD and IPF were 0.56 +/- 0.20 and 0.45 +/- 0.16 microgram/ml, respectively. In the pat...
Scary Update on a thread of mine
I thought I would update you all on my original thread, though not the update I would have liked to give. healthunlocked.com/hughes-s...
i have had ct scans echocardiagrams twice pulmonary rehab twice in 3 years uve also had a VQ scan im now going into the Brompton for CELEB tr...
How many medications do you take (heart related only)?
I have permanent AF and underwent an aortic valve replacement for a congenital condition 6 years ago....
Lupus Anticoagulant positive update 3
Had an email back from Professor Graham Hughes, who correctly guessed my wife's INR results and suggested that she needs a higher range, that...
The biggest thing is I've got to have keyhole surgery to have a stent fitted and then go back on warfarin for at least 6 months....
AF and heart function....?
His response was something like " They are for your AF, that's nothing to do with this....
Hello everyone. I posted a few days ago with concern for my mum who is due to undergo open heart surgery to replace a prolapsed mitral valve....
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