February 2, 2018
When Ryals Sexton was diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening heart defect, his parents turned to a new research consortium that offers groundbreaking treatment for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
December 11, 2017
When persistent fatigue began to slow down Ricardo Henriquez, an evaluation at Mayo Clinic revealed he needed surgery to fix his heart valves and correct an irregular heartbeat. The procedure also allowed him to again pursue his passion for golf.
December 7, 2017
Quick thinking and high-quality care helped Brian Kanable recover after what could have been a deadly medical emergency.
November 7, 2017
Surgery to replace a failing heart valve restored Dorothy Ganong’s quality of life and gave her back the ability to engage in an active lifestyle.
Tags: Ann Rufledt, Cardiac Center, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Dr. Fearghas O'Cochlain, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Transcatheter aortic valve replacement, Valve Evaluation Clinic
October 30, 2017
After a heart transplant and two months of cardiovascular rehabilitation, Mischa Melby has finally joined her classmates out on the playground.
October 26, 2017
Teamwork and careful planning allowed for successful surgery to treat a congenital heart defect in an infant who, for religious reasons, could not receive blood transfusions or blood products.
September 18, 2017
When congestive heart failure led to the need for a heart transplant, Vincent Arnold turned to Mayo Clinic. The care he received took all his medical concerns into account, providing him a way to return to better health.
September 13, 2017
After surviving a heart attack of her own, cardiology nurse Kristin O’Meara has a clear and important message for women: “Listen to your body.”
September 1, 2017
As a 37-year-old with no major medical problems, Collin Markum was shocked to learn he had a rare cardiac condition. Now after successful surgery and rehabilitation, Collin is working to help fund research and promote heart health.
August 14, 2017
As part of a pioneering clinical trial, Jared Ausnehmer had millions of stem cells injected into his heart to help treat a debilitating heart condition. That treatment has opened the door to renewed health for Jared.
Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Patrick O'Leary, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Dr. Yasir Qureshi, Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome, Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome