Bill Drucklieb Heart Recovery

I recently walked into my local emergency room thinking I was suffering from a respiratory infection.  Little did I know I was in congestive heart failure and having a heart attack.  I was 100% plugged in one artery, a second was 95% and the third was very bad too.

I was so bad they needed to transfer me to a larger hospital for a triple bypass.  After surgery I was recovering slowly.   However, they need to go back in for additional corrective surgery in the next few weeks..  My heart wasn't 100% viable with only 12% blood flow.  The last test a few weeks ago showed my heart is only pumping 18% now, therefore additional surgery. 

Now for the really bad news, I don’t have insurance.  The cost of the operations is well over 200K, the cost of medications alone is bankrupting me and I'll be on them for life.

I am seeking donations to cover my medical and basic living expenses.  They initially told me the recovery could take up to 12 weeks.  At only 18% post-op, in need of a second surgery, this is going to take a very long time to get back anywhere close to normal.  Any donations would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you.

Bill Drucklieb


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Bill Drucklieb 
Bellevue, NE
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