Post Op Medical Update

Featured Friday, 24 April 2015 12:52

The operation went well it seems.

It took about 4 hours, they knocked me out then put me face down onto a special bed for the op. My head was in a brace with 5 clamp points - I still have big lumps around the head from them!

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I was in intensive care unit overnight then transferred up to the regular ward for another 5 days.

I'd be lying to say I am pain free, but is not as bad as I had expected. Fingers crossed once the stapes are removed, the incision site will be less tender, and easier to sleep on. Currently it varies from a dull ache to a sharp press headache - but if I bump it, then pain surges in.

Thanks again for all of your support!

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  • Comment Link George Friday, 24 April 2015 18:21 posted by George

    It was extremely gratifying to see you doing so well, even if a bit fuzzy. This video update was a real treat. You know, people you don't even know are cheering for you.

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  • Comment Link Stewart Friday, 24 April 2015 23:15 posted by Stewart

    Speedy recovery Matt

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  • Comment Link Brnt Saturday, 25 April 2015 00:59 posted by Brnt

    glad to see your spirits are positive. Heal fast and Get Your Gear On

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  • Comment Link Ronaldo Saturday, 25 April 2015 02:12 posted by Ronaldo

    I hope to see you soon back to the action Matt
    Go ahead!!!

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  • Comment Link jim paire Saturday, 25 April 2015 12:47 posted by jim paire

    Glad you are progressing faster than expected, positive outlook makes the difference. Looking forward to seeing you back at work, jim

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  • Comment Link Charles Saturday, 25 April 2015 15:37 posted by Charles

    Thanks Matt for the video update on you recovery, great hearing and seeing you after the surgery.

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  • Comment Link Miguel Baldwin Sunday, 26 April 2015 05:52 posted by Miguel Baldwin

    I hope to be better soom, frente ofertas país.

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  • Comment Link DLO Sunday, 26 April 2015 15:52 posted by DLO

    Holy crap, had no idea. Get well soon!

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  • Comment Link DLO Sunday, 26 April 2015 15:52 posted by DLO

    Holy crap, had no idea. Get well soon!

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  • Comment Link Gilles Sunday, 26 April 2015 16:55 posted by Gilles

    Hi Matt, glad to hear you! Take time to recover, health is so important. Positive waves from France. Gilles.

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  • Comment Link Caitlin Martin Tuesday, 28 April 2015 17:34 posted by Caitlin Martin

    Matt, glad to see you are up and around! Gonna have a sexy scar, smile. Look forward to seeing you 100% as soon as possible.

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  • Comment Link Satish Wednesday, 06 May 2015 00:37 posted by Satish

    Get well soon

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  • Comment Link Richard Markel Thursday, 14 May 2015 23:25 posted by Richard Markel

    We had a cat "newie" who had an operation on the outer layer surrounding the brain. His scalp was stapled up for a week or so. As soon as the staples were removed we let him out in the front garden for his afternoon romp and no sooner out the door, he climbed a tree! He went on to live many happy years.
    Just to let you now. though, when the staples are removed, avoid trees for awhile.

    dick

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  • Comment Link Robin Hope Monday, 14 March 2016 08:14 posted by Robin Hope

    Hi matt. Just checking up on how you are going I know it's been a few months since your op so hopefully you have recovered and life is back to normal. Reg. Rob from Perth. Wa. Soon to be Melb.

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