Stories of Survival
My Crazy Story
My name is Vicky and even my doctors will tell you that I never do anything "normally". Sorry if this runs a little long!! In 1984 I was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma, not just one kind but 2. They removed my spleen, several lymphs and took several liver byopsies....
The 1% chance
Hi, my name is Jolie, I'm 22 years old and I was born with a congenital heart defect called tetralogy of fallot, which is a defect that compromises the heart's valves and their productivity. By the time I was 20 it was time for my pulmonic and aortic valves to be replaced,...
Stroke at 26
I suffered a massive ischemic stroke in my right parietal lobe while driving, affecting my dominant left side. The date was March 27th, 2013. A day in which I have a play-by-play, burned into my memory forever. Suddenly my vision went slamming into vertigo while driving....
I am the www.aorticdissection.com guy and my name is Brian TInsley. I am presently 56 years old and on 8/22/19 it will be 16 years since my aortic dissection. I had to have my ascending aorta replaced. I have a bicuspid valve that was never replaced and has continued to...