Category Archives: Philippine Heart Center

From Recovery Room to Surgical Intensive Care Unit

After spending 16 hours at the Recovery Room, Nanay was already transferred to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU) of the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) at 11am today. I was at the hospital early this morning, and I was able … Continue reading

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Nanay’s Heart Bypass Surgery Done Today

Nanay’s coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) was done at the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) at 1am today. The operation lasted for a total of 6 hours. According to her heart surgeon, Nanay had quadruple bypass, that is, four healthy blood … Continue reading

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A Call to Prayer for Our Mom’s Heart Bypass Surgery

A little more than a month after Nanay underwent coronary angiogram, which revealed severe coronary artery disease, we have finally raised the amount needed for her coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Nanay was admitted to the Philippine Heart Center (PHC) … Continue reading

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Family Crisis

If there’s one thing I realize in the past few days after Nanay underwent coronary angiogram at the Philippine Heart Center is that we can never be truly prepared for emergencies. The results of her angioram revealed that 80 to … Continue reading

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Discharged from the Hospital

Nanay was discharged from the Philippine Heart Center today. The cardiologist who performed her coronary angiogram advised us to lessen Nanay’s physical activities as her heart is already weak. The doctor also asked us when we would like to schedule … Continue reading

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