Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Echocardiogram results

A message arrived from my cardiologist at Kaiser about the Echo test that I took on Monday April 18th:

"Good news. The dilated aorta is behaving itself & has not enlarged. The heart muscle is strong & the [replacement aortic] valve is working well."

I pretty much knew before the doctor's message arrived that my heart was working good. Before my 2014 operation which replaced my leaking aortic valve, I would be somewhat out of breath while walking. Now I never get out of breath.

When I go on my daily walks I may breathe harder, but never have to stop to catch my breath as I used to do.

8 comments:

  1. Nice...keep it up George!

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  2. Dealing with health issues can be a scary thing but not doing so ensures a disastrous result. Keep up the good work George. We hope to hear more of your adventures.
    Be Safe and Enjoy!

    It's about time.

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  3. Glad to hear your news George.

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  4. Seeing this news is a great way to start the day! :-)

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  5. Yes, Double Yay, with sugar on top!

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  6. Triple yay, with ice cream on top but only a little! So happy your health is good and it does make a difference in our outlook on things.

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