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November 1, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Heart repair doesn’t slow baseball player for long

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

Austin Adamson, 19, was a day away from having heart surgery that would require a median sternotomy – “cracking open” the sternum (breastbone) to reach the heart – when he learned he was a candidate for a less-invasive procedure at Mayo Clinic. Adamson, who lives in Wilmer, Minn., had an atrial septal defect, a congenital […]

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Tags: 4254, 5252, 5306, 5335, atrial septal defect, Austin Adamson, Harold Burkhart, MD


June 9, 2009 · Leave a Comment

Abby’s Heart Surgery Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

  Here’s a note we received this week from Kathryn Kuhlmann, the mother of a Mayo Clinic pediatric patient: My daughter, Abby, who is 11, had heart surgery at Mayo on May 29, and she recorded a short video tour of her hospital room to share with some family and friends. I’m contacting you at […]

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Tags: 4254, 5142, 5251, 5252, 5306, 5335, atrial septal defect, Cardiology, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, heart murmur, heart surgery, Mayo Clinic


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