About Me: Male, 63, Central, MA, member since Aug 2010
I suffered from AVRT (atrioventricular reciprocating tachycardia ) for 54 years. I joined the forum after scheduling an ablation, and so I could learn more about the procedure. Married to my high school sweetheart for 41 years, I have two great kids, 3 grandchildren.
[More] I enjoy outdoor activities, and speed skating, both ice and inline. I am an electronics designer for one of the few remaining consumer audio manufacturers in the US.
Just a quick note to say hi!
Thanks for the CPAP explanation, guess I had it about right except for the "details" ;) As for pulling the tube out, if you are referring to the breathing tube that is inserted during some surgeries, I'd not call it "strange feeling" more like painful... or as the doctor likes to say, some discomfort. See you all around the communities, I see you too have more than one health concern - could have something to do with age.
I've been keeping an eye on the webcams over Boston and NY and it looks unreal. A couple of my friends have just returned from a vacation in Cuba and they were hit badly out there. Their hotel got flooded and the roofs were all brought down. Us brits complain about our weather but we have nothing compared to you guys. I have a great aunt in Boston so we are hoping they will be ok. Least your son and his wife are safe! well hope the storm dies out soon and it all clears up over there.
hey tom. Hope you and your family are safe and not affected by sandy! I was just wondering when you had a hematoma whether it was really obvious or if you just had pain? I ask because my right groin area is still painful and really bruised. I'm going to call my dr but thought i'd ask you what your experience was like? I'm thinking mine could just be bruising in the muscel or something but bit fed up as it's nearly a week since I had the ablation.anyway take care.
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