For those that had a PFO & or ASD closure I have some questions for you.
1. Was it Succesful? Did you have a Follow Up Test/Echo that showed it was Closed? At what Month was that? 6 mos showed little closure from the 1 mo, but it is smaller
Was it succesful In terms of how you feel now Physically? I think i feel more energy, but my headaches and hand numbness is improving
Describe how you feel now-compared to before.
2. How long has it been since your Procedure? 6 mos
3. What Device was used? amplazer
4. Did you have any Complications? yes I had a bleed crit went down to 18 and the bleed stopped on its own. also developed fever when i went home and returned to hosp. for eval. they ? a virus?
5. How long were you on Meds After or if you are still- how long (such as Plavix or Aspirin)
And what meds? still on a statin, plavix and 81 mg of asprin
6. What Made you decide to go with the Closure? i had some ?Tia's and a stroke ( thought to be r/t birth control pills and traveling)
7. Would you 'do it again' i may have to, if not closed by 1 year
8. Anything else you would like to add. feel depressed to have undergone all this at 35 years of age, and it did not go as planned.
Thanks for all replies.