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Under the Knife (Part 1)

After having a scope to fix a labral tear in 2014, I did PT and felt that I was cured. A few months to a year later, I began having the same aches and sharp pains as I had before. 1,357 more words


Getting shocked by an implanted defibrillator

I’ve experienced¬†five shocks since my defibrillator was implanted in April 2015. The last one happened yesterday. I have been stable for nine months until now. 879 more words


Introduction to my heart disease story

As you might have read on the About page, I created Exquisse to share my life stories as a patient suffering from a genetic heart disease. 789 more words

Heart Disease

Endoscopic resection of an esophageal leiomyoma with overlying dysplasia without specialized equipment

Leiomyomas are rare benign esophageal tumors. Association of this subepithelial lesion with abnormal epithelium is rarer. Endoscopic mucosal resection is an alternative to surgery for removing suitable mucosal and submucosal lesions from the gastrointestinal tract. 611 more words


Elvis is bored

So Elvis has had a little elbow op. He’s been on minimal walks for weeks- five minutes per day. He’s terrible bored. He’s laying around looking very sorry for himself. 65 more words


HMGA2 protein as a biomarker of dysplasia in IPMN

Christopher J. DiMaio, MD, FASGE, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Medical Center, in New York, New York, USA discusses his article “Pancreatic cyst fluid concentration of high-mobility group A2 protein acts as a differential biomarker of dysplasia in intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm.” 388 more words

Gastrointestinal Endoscopy