Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Healthy progress

We have returned from Papworth, and the news is promising.

The consultant cardiologist recommends going on to Warfarin, a blood thinning agent, in order to reduce risk of stroke and stroke-like illnesses, and then, after that is established, having something called a cardioversion done, so that the heart beat, which is fluttering at the moment, can be shocked back into the right rhythm.  We have to go back to the clinic on 16th April for an echocardiogram and the usual tests, and then we will get a date for the cardioversion after that.  It is likely that the FH has had pneumonia as well during the recent dramas.

Shattered now, so off to bed with a cuppa.  Goodnight xx


Angela said...

Sleep well, dear friend xx

Wannabe Sybil said...

hugs and prayers WS xxx

lizzie said...

My mum was on wafarin for 26 years until her death at 96.........worked for her.

Morgan said...

Thanks, all.

@Lizzie - yes, my dad is on Warfarin as well and it seems to be doing well for him too. Great to hear from you xx