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  • SkiBobB has replied to a post on the message board

    I have been a survivor of Esophageal cancer since 2006. I had the Transhiatal Esophagectomy which renders the sphincter valves useless so they remove them leaving a direct path up to your throat. I tried the wedge pillows for a while but always ended up slipping down and having aspiration that was always a horrible experience especially if it got into your lungs. I eventually got my insurance to partially pay for an...

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    • SkiBobB has created a new message board discussion

       I was in an interesting conversation the other day with a person who has received Gastric By-pass surgery and they show me an article that mentioned a paper that was written about how the surgery had changed the results of using a breathalyzer to deterime the changes in blood alcohol readings in a person who had had by-pass surgery.  Having a Transhiatal Esophagectomy like I had is slightly different but I...

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