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George W. Bush Undergoes Heart Surgery
NBCDFW ^ | 08/06/2013 | Greg Janda

Posted on 08/06/2013 7:07:45 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

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To: LUV W

Amen.


51 posted on 08/06/2013 11:55:24 AM PDT by 1035rep
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To: Revolting cat!

RE: This worship of ex-POTUSI has got to end!

And who, pray tell is doing that?


52 posted on 08/06/2013 12:13:19 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

When everybody does something it’s hard for the participants to see what they are doing from the outside perspective.


53 posted on 08/06/2013 12:16:35 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: JMsAmerica4ever

how about the damage obama is doing???? ya hate him too?

This family sure as he!! lived better under GWB, we could at least afford to fill up our truck and car with out taking out a loan!..


55 posted on 08/06/2013 1:43:47 PM PDT by haircutter
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To: Revolting cat!

RE: When everybody does something ...

Exactly what is that “something” you are referring to?


56 posted on 08/06/2013 2:29:44 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks SeekAndFind. Apropos of nothing, there certainly are some idiots on FR.


57 posted on 08/06/2013 3:42:15 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Prayers up for ya Dubya.


58 posted on 08/06/2013 6:13:27 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: SeekAndFind

My grandfather had a stent placed in an artery at age 90. A week later he was back to his old ball-busting self, albeit quite a bit ornery because he didn’t like being in the hospital.


59 posted on 08/06/2013 7:02:27 PM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: Mashood

Through a catheter? Hell, might as well be considered torture.


60 posted on 08/06/2013 7:03:29 PM PDT by wastedyears (One nation, under wub. Saints Row IV)
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To: Toespi

My daughter-in-law, who passed away a year ago June at a young age was also a heart-transplant patient at OSU Ross Heart Hospital. Three years after receiving the transplant, her body for some reason rejected it. She was admitted back into the hospital, the doctors were stumped, and she never got to come home again. She suffered 4 heart attacks the morning of her death which she survived, but the 4th one took her.


61 posted on 08/06/2013 11:05:40 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Riley

Everything is a procedure.

If the cut you open...it’s a surgical procedure. It just the new medical lingo. Surgery scares people. Procedure sounds much simpler.


62 posted on 08/07/2013 2:54:24 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: Mashood

And how does it get into the groin? They cut into you.


63 posted on 08/07/2013 2:55:29 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: Vermont Lt

Just to “define it” the FACS defines surgery as:

“Surgery is performed for the purpose of structurally altering the human body by incision or destruction of tissues and is part of the practice of medicine. Surgery also is the diagnostic or therapeutic treatment of conditions or disease processes by any instruments causing localized alteration or transportation of live human tissue, which include lasers, ultrasound, ion- izing, radiation, scalpels, probes, and needles. The tissue can be cut, burned, vaporized, frozen, sutured, probed, or manipulated by closed reduction for major dislocations and fractures, or otherwise altered by any mechanical, thermal, light-based, electromagnetic, or chemical means. Injection of diagnostic or therapeutic substances into body cavities, internal organs, joints, sensory organs, and the central nervous system is also considered to be surgery (this does not include admin- istration by nursing personnel of some injections, such as subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous when ordered by a physician). All of these surgical procedures are invasive, including those that are performed with lasers, and the risks of any surgical intervention are not eliminated by using a light knife or laser in place of a metal knife or scalpel. Patient safety and quality of care are paramount, and the College therefore believes that patients should be assured that individuals who perform these types of surgery are licensed physicians (defined as doctors of medicine or osteopathy) who meet appropriate professional standards.”

They cut into you—whether it be by needle, razor, hack saw, or scalpel—it is surgery.

Of course, there are varying degrees of it. But “procedure” is shorthand for surgical procedure. Done by a surgeon.


64 posted on 08/07/2013 3:06:17 AM PDT by Vermont Lt (Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care?)
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To: McGruff

My Dad also had a “natural bypass”. When he was in his fifties, he had a temporary blockage, but the blood detoured into this vessel his body had created, so he didn’t have much damage, and did not have to have surgery at that time.

He was 80 years old before he had to have heart surgery, and lived to be 84. If not for heavy smoking during his young adult years which led to lung fibrosis, he might have lived much longer.


65 posted on 08/07/2013 5:20:36 AM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: ErnBatavia

My Grandma went in for an Angiogram, and her heart stopped. They were not able to revive her.


66 posted on 08/07/2013 5:23:01 AM PDT by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: LUV W

Amen


67 posted on 08/07/2013 8:22:15 AM PDT by MEG33
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