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pistolpete23
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George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered



TigerFanatic99
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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
interesting, because wasn't he known for being very active and fit?


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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
<--- glad they caught the blockage early. Get well GWB.


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Cosmo
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interesting, because wasn't he known for being very active and fit?


Genetics will frick you.


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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
Bush's fault


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GumboPot
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interesting, because wasn't he known for being very active and fit?


I've come to the conclusion that being active and fit only buys you a little more time. Genetics is the driving factor for diseases such as heart disease, cancer, etc.

ETA: being active and fit will also help you in your fight against these diseases, God forbid that you get anyone of these diseases.
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LSURussian
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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
He probably wanted to get it done before his medical coverage changed over to Obamacare.....


CITWTT
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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
Not really a major procedure these days. The Cardio man can be in and out in a few minutes. The holding of pressure on the insertion site of the stent takes longer to endure.


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He probably wanted to get it done before his medical coverage changed over to Obamacare.....


Smart move.


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Genetics will frick you.



Preach it brother, preach it. I am a card carrying member of the "you R fricked" crowd.


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Layabout
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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
The title is misleading. It's not surgery, just a simple outpatient procedure. You're confusing it with a coronary bypass, the surgery Bill Clinton had.
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the surgery Bill Clinton had.
Not to be confused with the surgery Hilliary had, which was an addadictomy.
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GumboPot
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The title is misleading. It's not surgery, just a simple outpatient procedure. You're confusing it with a coronary bypass, the surgery Bill Clinton had.


All surgeries are not the same however GWB's procedure is still a surgery.


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GumboPot
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Not to be confused with the surgery Hilliary had, which was an addadictomy.




That's why she wears pant suits.


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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
I've had this operation. Quite amazing procedure. A tube is inserted through a hole in your inner thigh, and the surgeon watches on a monitor while he routes the stent with a tube through your body up to your coronary artery.

Recovery is amazingly swift except for the hole in your leg... pressure must be maintained there while you lie still on your back for about eight hours so you don't bleed to death through your leg... and that becomes really painful.

George will feel amazingly better tomorrow. I didn't realize how crappy I was feeling until I got my two stents.


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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
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interesting, because wasn't he known for being very active and fit?

So was I. Narrow arteries are genetic.


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CITWTT
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That's why she wears pant suits.



That is why she has an aide named Huma.


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pistolpete23
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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
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Not really a major procedure these days. The Cardio man can be in and out in a few minutes. The holding of pressure on the insertion site of the stent takes longer to endure


Yeah I had an angiogram done in 98' worst part was the 10Lb bag of sand on my nuts


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Rex
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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
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. It's not surgery, just a simple outpatient procedure.

No, it's not a simple outpatient procedure. It's not radical cut and stitch surgery, but it does require some patient room monitoring and recovery.


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re: George W. Bush undergoes surgery for stent after blockage discovered
I can only imagine the ticking time bomb I have in my cardiovascular system (family has history of heart disease).


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