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  1. Thanks Soliloquy! Actually I have been in touch...

    Thanks Soliloquy!
    Actually I have been in touch with Dr. Bach, but I'm having trouble getting a clear picture of what he wants to do in terms of trach removal. It seems that my having a phrenic...
  2. Does anyone know of any doctors that specialize in trach removal issues?

    I posted about two days ago about the problems I'm encountering with having my trach removed ("phrenic pacemaker/trach problems"). I said that I had found a specialist who would remove my trach,...
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    phrenic pacemaker/trach problems

    Hi all,
    I am a vent dependent quadriplegic, and I started using a phrenic pacemaker to breathe in December. It's been going well - except for the coughing. I still get a lot of secretions and have...
  4. Emergency Information for Vent Users: Your Humidifier can Drown You!!

    I'm not new to the vent, but am new to the trache. So maybe what I'm about to say is common knowledge to most ventilator users, but I thought I should post just in case it is not. The humidifier,...
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    questions about phrenic pacemaker

    My name is Anne. I'm a C2/C3 quadriplegic due to a spinal cord injury. For the past 17 years I had been using a noninvasive ventilation system in order to breathe. But recently I had to be...
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