Q: What relevant medical procedures have happened?
Responses with name, age at SCA and time since
On my third ICD, ventricular ablation etc.
Anon, 36, 11 years
I had a miss diagnosed heart mummer at 7 by 27 it was found by luck I had a coarctation of the aorta which unknown at the time lead to DCM and on one occasion last year thinking I was fit woke up in Papworth following SCA
Ben, 32, 1 year 2 months
Surgery not an option, three arteries blocked around the heart, have blood clotting problems and damaged lungs. Had evey test possible, tablets only to keep me going!
Brenden, 56, 4 years
Tracy, 50, 3 years
I had my Pulmanary valve replaced via OHS then an ICD fitted
Amy, 17, 14 years
Joe, 52, 4 weeks
See my consultant yearly. Every 3 months my heart rate is downloaded from my monitor
Joanne, 48, 23 months
Medication and stents as arrest was due to a heart attack
Pat, 51, 15 months
Normal tests post SCA
Stewart, 53, 3 years
I’ve had MRI scans in St Barts hospital in London but nothing was found to be wrong with my heart at all. I’ve only had an ICD fitted.
Imogen, 21, 2 years
Cooled in ICU. Fitted with ICD. Ongoing tests for explaination.
Lisa, 35, 4 months
I had a Dye CT scan which I vaguely remember having in ER. I had an angiogram and echo. Lots of blood test in hospital. An ICD implant. Medications. Only folow is ICD clinic.
Robyn, 57, 18 months
24 hour ECG, Ajmaline challenge, exercise test, cardiac MRI, echocardiogram.
Clare, 31, Almost 5 months.
ECG’s, echo’s, angiograms, x-ray
Lynne, 47, 21 months
Found out that I had DCM, LVNC and LBBB
Lisa, 40, 7 years
The full set!!
Graeme, 36, 10 years
Echocardiogram, MRI, Attempted abalation, but that was not the cause of the problem.
Lee, 37, 5 1/2 years
Ablation procedure and ICD fitted immediately after event
Natasha, 25, 4.5 years
2 x Stents inserted
Mark, 56, 14 months
I had an echo scan, MRI, brugada test, CT scan
Carly, 34, 1 month
Kidney dialysis, respiratory consultant input since event. Had electrophysiologist before sca.
Kym, 40, 3 years
Just routine follow ups
Maureen, 68, 7 years
I had two angioplasty operations. 5 stents fitted . Medications for life .
Michelle, 50, 1 year
Angiogram, angioplasty echocardiogram
Dawn, 48, 3 years
X ray, echocardiogram. Under the care of a cardiologist.
Andy, 51, 5 years
Michelle, 43, 5 years
Tilt table. Couldnt have stress due to knee surgery. Ct scans and an mri.
Anon, 56, 15 months
Electrophysiological study; eventual implant of ICD the next month. A further arrest at home 8 weeks later, treated by ICD; eventual prescription for a beta blocker later in the year. Some fine tuning of ICD, too.
Mark, 46, 23 years
Post SCA I had ajmaline test, MRI then ICD implanted.
Michelle, 42, 4 years
Many tests, the usual really, ECG, Angiogram, Echo, MRI, X Rays, Genetic Testing
Judy, 39, 3 years