Ten years after her pulmonary endarterectomy operation, Chitra Tripathi won two awards in a Mrs India UK competition – providing a confidence boost and a platform to raise awareness of pulmonary hypertension. Here, Chitra tells Emphasis about living with CTEPH in both India and England, and how her care has changed her life.
Eight years after his own pulmonary endarterectomy operation at Papworth, volunteer Steve Stickler has helped hundreds of other patients prepare for the surgery. He spoke to Mary Ferguson about his journey to diagnosis, the importance of giving back, and why supporting other candidates at the hospital means so much to him.
Police officer Elizabeth Cullen was diagnosed with PH in 2007 and underwent a pulmonary endarterectomy to save her life. Elizabeth, who lives in Ireland, reflects on her journey to surgery, and the difference it has made.
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