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George W Bush could have died if doctors
didn´t discover and immediately clear
blocked artery, sources say

Daily Mail [UK], by Ashley Collman

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/12/2013 9:08:50 AM

It turns out that former President George W Bush´s heart procedure last August was much more serious than originally thought. Sources familiar with the president´s situation told the National Journal that if the blocked artery hadn´t been caught during a routine checkup on August 5, Mr Bush could have died. After discovering the blockage, the president was admitted the next morning to Texas Health Presbyterian where doctors inserted a stent which opened the artery. He was held overnight for observation and was soon after released. ´He was more than 95 per cent occluded,´ a source told the Journal. ´With a blockage like

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pros7767, 10/12/2013 9:14:50 AM     (No. 9562022)

I´m glad God is watching over him. His death would have been a tremendous loss.

His beautiful granddaughter needs to get to know her wonderful grandpa!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: JAN, 10/12/2013 9:45:26 AM     (No. 9562075)

So much for medical privacy.



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Reply 3 - Posted by: caljeepgirl, 10/12/2013 1:02:39 PM     (No. 9562354)

It is indeed a blessing, but I have to wonder how many more would be alive today if they´d had a similar "routine checkup". I doubt that checking for blocked arteries is part of most people´s regular checkups.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: bob913, 10/12/2013 2:40:13 PM     (No. 9562441)

Under obamacare like the other socialist countries, you would have to make an appointment in 6 months to see that next doctor and if there was a delay then another 6 months. Happens all the time.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 10/12/2013 3:27:12 PM     (No. 9562492)

I´m sure this will cause gnashing of teeth all over leftist-land.

A friend did die of this. He wasn´t even exerting himself. He sat down to watch TV, and never got up.

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