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Don M
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Joined: Mar 2009

Had my MIE Surgery on 6-15-09. No problems.Awoke next day in icu.Toke me up to room on tuesday afternoon. Was released from hospital on saturday afternoon.Sore and stiff but feeling better every day.Had one swallow test and passed willbe back 25 for second swallow test if pass will be allowed regular food. Thank you to every one for your help.Do not let this disease get you down. Thanks Don M.

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MOE58
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my husband is in the process of getting his scheduled so i am assuming you had esophogeal surgery and doing great we were told 2-3 days in icu, but sounds like you bounced back myhusb is only 45 what do you think of the surgery and etc.

thanks
Moe
(Lori)

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MOE58
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my husband wants to know where do they put the feeding tube at. That is his biggest concern right now? please advise asap. thanks

Don M
Posts: 14
Joined: Mar 2009

I am 48 years old. The feeding tube is in small intestines to the right of belly button.You will run a feeding pump now.Surgery is not that bad

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kitten0385
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Joined: Apr 2009

Lori,
I just responded to you on Facebook, so I won't be redundant....but, as Don responded...mine was in the same position.

Cathy

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kitten0385
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Joined: Apr 2009

Don,

I'm so glad surgery went well for you!! Keep it up!!

Cathy

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