Monday, May 07, 2012

Hélène Campbell discharged from hospital

Hélène posted on her twitter feed that she's back at her home away from home in Toronto and feels wonderful. She received her transplant Friday, April 6, 2012 and her discharge date was Friday, May 4, 2012.

Hélène is released from hospital to her "home away from home" in Toronto.

Hélène says she worked out on the bike in physiotherapy and it was an amazing feeling to be able to exercise without oxygen.

Congratulations and best wishes to Hélène for continued good health and an optimal outcome to her recovery.

Lung transplant patients are required to be near the hospital as outpatients for three months following their discharge and to attend physiotherapy sessions three times a week. I had my lung transplant ten years ago at Toronto General Hospital and I'm certain that the physiotherapy played a huge role in my recovery and I've joined a gym and continue it to this day.

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