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malaise Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-16-10 09:45 AM
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14. My coworker had major heart surgery
in May - he told me he had never experienced pain like that in his life. He was allergic to the first set of pain-killers they gave him and said he was afraid to breathe because that created pain that he had never contemplated in life.
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  -Cheney has not decided whether he wants a heart transplant malaise  Jul-16-10 09:35 AM   #0 
  - He has been in ICU a long time. Is that normal for this procedure?  Hassin Bin Sober   Jul-16-10 09:37 AM   #1 
  - I know nothing about the procedure  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:41 AM   # 
  - Here's some info from the Mayo Clinic:  City Lights   Jul-16-10 09:46 AM   #16 
  - And yet the Dick sent out  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:54 AM   #22 
  - Wow, that really is very very unpleasant and far more drastic  karynnj   Jul-16-10 12:37 PM   #57 
  - It's fairly normal for a VIP having this procedure  Warpy   Jul-16-10 11:04 AM   #46 
     - And regardless of what he has done, and he has done immeasurable damage to this country,  totodeinhere   Jul-16-10 12:03 PM   #49 
     - I'm just thinking about when my dad had quadruple bypass and his stay was ...  Hassin Bin Sober   Jul-16-10 12:17 PM   #50 
        - We had "fast track" bypass patients who were in great shape  Warpy   Jul-16-10 12:41 PM   #58 
           - that's been my experience as well(I did a lot of post-transplant biopsies)  w8liftinglady   Jul-16-10 12:57 PM   #61 
  - Maybe...  Bloofer_Lady   Jul-16-10 09:38 AM   #2 
  - Love it!  grahamhgreen   Jul-16-10 09:39 AM   #7 
  - Pretty good trick finding a heart for the heartless.  Historic NY   Jul-16-10 09:38 AM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-16-10 10:45 AM   #42 
  - well this could be Dick's hell on earth, his health is failuring.  bdamomma   Jul-16-10 09:38 AM   #4 
  - TYPO - should read "heart implant"!  grahamhgreen   Jul-16-10 09:39 AM   #5 
  - Let the Iraqi people decide.  tabasco   Jul-16-10 09:39 AM   #6 
  - Best suggestion ever  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:42 AM   #10 
  - there are 6 THOUSAND people ahead of him  Donnachaidh   Jul-16-10 09:41 AM   #8 
  - Shouldn't be, but it is. If Dick Cheney wants a heart, yet one more person will die because of him  Maru Kitteh   Jul-16-10 10:00 AM   #27 
  - that really, REALLY pisses me off - but you are right.  Donnachaidh   Jul-16-10 10:58 AM   #45 
  - Not that simple  Warpy   Jul-16-10 12:46 PM   #59 
  - Some young unfortunate Halliburton Schmuck w/ same blood type may meet  PuraVidaDreamin   Jul-16-10 12:21 PM   #51 
  - hmmmmf.  lonestarnot   Jul-16-10 09:42 AM   #9 
  - My dad didn't want one  guitar man   Jul-16-10 09:43 AM   #11 
  - My coworker had major heart surgery  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:45 AM   #14 
     - yeah it must be awful  guitar man   Jul-16-10 09:53 AM   #21 
     - I think I'd have liked your dad  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:59 AM   #26 
        - He was an ornery old cuss  guitar man   Jul-16-10 10:16 AM   #33 
     - that is the thing about surgeries  CountAllVotes   Jul-16-10 10:14 AM   #32 
     - We'd often combine the maximum doses of more than one narcotic  Warpy   Jul-16-10 12:55 PM   #60 
  - He's not a good candidate.  City Lights   Jul-16-10 09:44 AM   #12 
  - Have you noticed that he's not  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:47 AM   #17 
     - I haven't really paid attention to that detail.  City Lights   Jul-16-10 10:03 AM   #29 
     - That's just because his regular hospital  sharp_stick   Jul-16-10 10:21 AM   #34 
  - C ya Voldemort n/t  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-16-10 09:45 AM   #13 
  - It should go to a younger, healthier candidate,  tabasco   Jul-16-10 09:46 AM   #15 
  - x  get the red out   Jul-16-10 09:47 AM   #18 
  - Too  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-16-10 09:52 AM   #19 
  - +1  Maru Kitteh   Jul-16-10 10:02 AM   #28 
  - x  get the red out   Jul-16-10 10:35 AM   #35 
     - I'm a grammar fan myself but in the context of your recent loss  malaise   Jul-16-10 10:38 AM   #36 
     - x  get the red out   Jul-16-10 10:40 AM   #39 
     - I'll take that.  HCE SuiGeneris   Jul-16-10 10:40 AM   #38 
  - Deepest sympathy on your dad's passing  malaise   Jul-16-10 09:52 AM   #20 
  - My sympathy on the loss of your Dad  livetohike   Jul-16-10 09:55 AM   #23 
  - I got the impression his veins weren't in very good shape either.  napi21   Jul-16-10 09:55 AM   #24 
  - maybe they can use cadaver veins  CountAllVotes   Jul-16-10 09:56 AM   #25 
  - oh, my deepest sympathy to you.  bdamomma   Jul-16-10 10:06 AM   #30 
  - to weak or not to weak, that is the question..  SPedigrees   Jul-16-10 10:12 AM   #31 
  - I'm sure he could afford a Chinese black market heart  NightWatcher   Jul-16-10 10:39 AM   #37 
  - How can he get a transplant? Wouldn't it just be an installation?  Rabrrrrrr   Jul-16-10 10:41 AM   #40 
  - Indeed. +1  joeybee12   Jul-16-10 12:33 PM   #55 
  - Didn't the media "disreport" that he was too old for a transplant?  Fire1   Jul-16-10 10:42 AM   #41 
  - msRnc said he could LIVE FOR YEARS if he decides to get one. n/t  UTUSN   Jul-16-10 10:53 AM   #43 
  - it's a risky operation. I say GO FOR IT!  piratefish08   Jul-16-10 10:58 AM   #44 
  - Ok-I've tried to stay out of this one-as a nurse with a lot of experience in this area...  w8liftinglady   Jul-16-10 11:05 AM   #47 
  - so at his age his prognosis is not very good. huh?  bdamomma   Jul-16-10 12:22 PM   #52 
  - well...considering the copious amount of issues he has had..we are not informed  w8liftinglady   Jul-16-10 12:29 PM   #53 
     - wow,after looking at that, he is not a good candidate at all.  bdamomma   Jul-16-10 12:36 PM   #56 
  - I keep pointing out what a poor risk he'd be  Warpy   Jul-16-10 01:02 PM   #62 
  - My grandfather before he died, had scarlet fever as a child  mtnester   Jul-16-10 11:17 AM   #48 
     - no, he's a candidate. those rules are just for the lowly people.  Hannah Bell   Jul-16-10 12:31 PM   #54 
 

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