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What causes an enlarged heart and what needs to be done to reduce the size of the heart?
JA: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: Overall, I have good health. Over the years, I have not gotten everyday kind of stuff, but have had quite a few off the rails health - e.g. bowel resection, 19 knee operations, a ruptured in my abdomen and the Medics couldn't find a heart beat (but I could hear them), I have A-Fib (over 25 yrs now), and so forth
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: First, I meant 10 knee operations (not 19). I have had H Poliere (sp?), and various other things but not near death stuff
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