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Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com

No


Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?

Online


Are You Male or Female?

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?

2 months


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

Manchester, UK


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  • Hello Rach, welcome to tx friends, thanks for joining.Congrats on your post tx of 2 months. Hang in there.

  • Greetings and Welcome to Transplants Friends Rach. And try to join us in the chat room at 8pm EST / 5pm PST daily, Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm EST / 12pm PST. Take care.

  • Hello Rach

    Welcome to Transplant Friends. What an ordeal you went through- glad that it all worked out well and you received a new precious heart.

    Welcome to our World! We have many heart transplant recipients here.

    Take care of yourself!

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