Just as a note to UK patients, expect to stay in hospital for the duration. I was in for almost six weeks and they injected me six times each 24 hours, so 2am included - no drip, just slow injections. I wasn't discharged until I was on oral antibiotics.
Originally Posted by Roger Frank
Lithotripsy for kidney stones 8 December 2004.
Began to feel unwell 19 December 2004, with hindsight, the beginning of endocarditis.
Stroke 12 March 2005.
Endocarditis diagnosed 16 March 2005.
MVR/AVR - ATS 30 June 2005.
Discharged 10 July 2005, taken ill on journey from hospital.
Admitted to hospital 14 July 2005, complete heart block.
Discharged from hospital 22 July 2005.
Returned to work 9am on 7 November, dismissed 9am 7 November 2005.