I had bypass surgery eight months ago. I have difficulty lying on my side and must sleep on my back. The problem is that when I try to turn onto my side it feels like the sternum is grinding or moving. My question is this: Does the sternum mend (like other bones) or is it just held together by wires?
I had triple by pass in April of 09 in July 09 I was still having pain similar to before the surgery, My doctor had to put in stints as the keloids were growing over the original graft/by pass. I was pain free until December 09 or 5 months. Yesterday I was told I need to go back in for further or different stints on Tuesday, January 19, 2010. Seems like I go back and forth a lot, has anyone else gone through this? Thanks
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