Susan Bentley

First post: Jan 30, 2020 Latest post: Aug 1, 2020
Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your prayers, support and words of hope and encouragement.
As most of you know, last October 2019 I was struck by an acute, aggressive pneumonia/lung infection  which also revealed a severely damaged heart mitral-valve and tricuspid valve.  The pathogen for the lung infection was never determined, although numbers of tests for bacterial, viral and fungal pathogens were performed.  After 9 days in the progressive cardiac ICU, I returned home to convalesce.    I did improve and gain strength, although when I became more mobile, I needed to have oxygen 24/7 .  My Cardiologist referred me to Duke Medical Center, North Carolina, for valve repair or replacement, with specialist Dr. Donald Glower.  Surgery was scheduled for Friday, January 31, 2020.

CaringBridge is a nonprofit social network dedicated to helping family and friends communicate with and support loved ones during a health journey. Learn more about CaringBridge.

To interact with Susan’s website, sign in or register today.

By registering with CaringBridge, you will join over 300,000 people a day who are supporting friends and family members.

Sign In Or Register
SVG_Icons_Back_To_Top
Top