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My dad suffered a relatively minor heart attack on Tuesday morning. He was admitted to Virtua Voorhees Tuesday night, but was transferred to Our Lady of Lourdes on Wednesday so he could have a "cath test" done. This is the test where they inject a colored dye into a vein/artery in your thigh area and monitor its progress through your heart. Luckily, the test results were fairly good; he only has a 50% blockage that needs to be cleared up and they can do that through medication (no surgeries or stents necessary).

Things were looking very good up until Thursday morning, but they have since also detected an irregularity in his heartbeat in addition to an atrial fibrillation. So he'll have to stay in the hospital under observation until at least Saturday, maybe Sunday.

Angie's going to take the boys and Mom Mom to see him today, so that should cheer him up a lot. Though if they over-stay, it could elevate his blood pressure! I'm kidding... but not really! :-)


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