June 13, 2018
Brian Schilling was shocked to learn he had a dangerous condition that required surgery to repair one of his heart valves. But the procedure went off without a hitch, and Brian’s grateful for the thorough care he received through Mayo Clinic Health System.
May 18, 2018
A host of serious medical concerns were making daily life a challenge for Robert Watts. Comprehensive care at Mayo Clinic helped him tackle each of them and successfully restored his health.
April 20, 2018
After 5-year-old Lauren Hoel underwent her third open-heart surgery in five years, she was, understandably, a little frightened of her postoperative care and recovery. Her care team at Mayo Clinic knew just what to do.
Tags: atrial septal defect, cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Allison Cabalka, Dr. Karen Myhre, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Pediatric Cardiology, Transposition of the great arteries, Ventricular Septal Defect
April 18, 2018
Ken Settlemire’s lung cancer care at Mayo Clinic involved an intricate surgical procedure that eliminated the cancer while removing the smallest amount of lung tissue necessary.
April 9, 2018
Ron Klancher was having trouble controlling an irregular heartbeat. But by working at it together, Ron and his care providers were able to devise a way to effectively treat his atrial fibrillation.
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.