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Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I went in for mitral valve repair to fix prolapse on 11/11/13, post-op my heart stopped working unexpectedly for no reason. I was transferred and had ECMO and BIVAD treatment and was sedated for about 3-4 weeks. They tried seeing if my heart would heal but I was put on the list Boxing Day. I had three false alarms before I received my transplant.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Received a new heart 10/01/2014
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
prograf, prednisolone, myfortic, aciclovir, gabapentin (for drop foot), domperidone, sertraline, lanzoprasole, septrin favourite food is PIZZA every time :) as I was on a breathing tubs so long I didn't eat normally for a long time. My first Dominoes pizza was one of the best meals of my life!
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
I want to get to know more transplant patients my age
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Wythenshawe, Manchester UK
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
I don't really know yet! Still coming to terms with it all
What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country
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