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March 1, 2011

New Heart instead of a Honeymoon

By MakalaArce MakalaArce

Instead of honeymooning in Ireland, Adam Janusz and his wife, Saori, took a journey of the heart. Janusz, then 32, was diagnosed with a rare heart ailment, requiring ventricular assist devices (VAD) to keep his heart pumping. Eventually, he’d need a heart transplant. The couple’s odyssey started when they’d been married for less than two […]

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Tags: 1472, 5254, 5324, 5333, Arizona, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Honeymoon, Mayo Clinic, Saori Janusz, Transplant, VAD


April 14, 2009

“You have been given a life sentence!”

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

I was told these words following a night in the ER where I received superior care/ treatment to determine if I was having and/or had a heart attackand yes I did. After 3 days in St.Marys, where I received the very best of care and was tactfully informed by my cardiologist that the condition of […]

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Tags: 1472, 5252, 5335, Cardiac Rehab, Heart & Heart Surgery, heart attack, One Voice, Stents


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