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#1 Joelf

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 03:46 PM

Hi All,

Today I went to The Royal Brompton Hospital and joy of joys!.......my lung function test showed an improvement in my TLCO (oxygen and carbon dioxide transferance) to 85%!! :emoticons-yes: My lung volumes (FVC) have also improved and when I was first diagnosed my TLCO was 48% so I'm feeling rather pleased with myself! ;) :jump-for-joy: (My original thread detailing my treatment is HERE.)

I got to see my favourite consultant who is a really lovely chap and he was well pleased with my result. I was able to thank him and the team profusely; what I love about The Brompton is that the staff there are very friendly, helpful and professional. I've always been treated with kindness and consideration by almost everyone and I usually manage to find someone to have a chat and a bit of a laugh with. They all know me now, so it's rather like belonging to a club!

I've been diagnosed for about 18 months now and I'm hoping that my lungs will stablise and hopefully the scarring won't get any worse. As I told my consultant, if they never improve any more, I can live with that and am jolly grateful for the marvellous treatment I've received! ;)

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#2 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 26 January 2011 - 04:23 PM

Hello Jo

Well done girl!! :flowers: :flowers:

Take care.
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Posted 27 January 2011 - 05:12 AM

Hi Jo

This is great news for you knowing that you have improved so much.

Take Care

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Posted 28 January 2011 - 07:31 PM

Hi jo,
I am so pleased for you :happy1-by-lisa-volz: and it is so nice to here some positive news :emoticons-yes: congratulations!!!
take care :emoticon-hug: queenie

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Posted 28 January 2011 - 11:19 PM

Woohoo! I just LOVE good news!!

:jump-for-joy: jumpin' for joy for Jo!
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Posted 29 January 2011 - 02:30 AM

Hi All

Thanks so much for the lovely messages! :wub: :thank-you:

May we all receive good news and positive results!! :VeryHappy:

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