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Gordon Jackson

Gordon JacksonOpen Heart Surgery Results in Limb Loss

I underwent open heart surgery to replace two valves and do three bypasses in August 2021. I had a heparin-induced thrombosis during surgery that resulted in loss of circulation to my legs. My right leg was amputated below the knee, and my left leg had all the toes amputated. I had excellent support from family and friends during my recovery. Doing OK now. Adjusted lifestyle. Grieving loss of mobility.