“A hole in your heart, between your two atria. It’s a birth defect known as an Atrial Septum Defect (ASD)”.
So it turned out that this hole was allowing blood to back flow into the right atria, causing it’s enlargement. 371 more words
There are always things that individuals wait for in life, sometimes counting down the days until that thing, whatever it is, comes. It could be good news or bad news, the beginning or end of the school year or workday, marriage, birth, death, weight loss, doctor’s visit, and so on. 737 more words
Dealing with a long term, permanent disease like Follicular Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma can be quite taxing on one’s mental state and well being. The vigilance that is required to stay on top of your health with proper natural strategies and lifestyle week after week, month after month can become quite taxing. 436 more words
Surgery has many well defined risks–we perform procedures when the benefits far outweigh the risks. As healthcare providers, it is our job to carefully discuss the risks and benefits of any medical procedure with our patients prior to the planned procedure and make sure that they understand what we are doing, why we are doing it and what our ultimate goals include. 691 more words