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October 4, 2009

Jillayn Hey’s “Remarkable” Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

Editor’s Note: Jillayn Hey, a Mayo Clinic patient from LaCrosse, WI, sent this story via email. I recently read an article titled; “Want to Heal? Tell Your Story. Narrative medicine boosts our bodies and souls”, Utne Reader (Sept.-Oct. 2009). The basis of the article is that through telling our personal stories of illness and disease, […]

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Tags: 5142, 5253, 5335, heart valve repair, Mayo Clinic, Robotic Surgery


September 25, 2009

Living the Dream – Part 4

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Darrin Nelson of Rochester, NY, wrote this blog entry on Sept. 1, 2009, the day after he was released from Mayo Clinic – St. Marys Hospital following minimally invasive heart surgery to repair his mitral valve. This is the final post in a series of four. My wife and I flew in on Aug. 26, […]

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Tags: 1489, 5142, 5253, 5335, Cardiology, Patient Stories


September 23, 2009

Living the Dream – Part 3

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Darrin Nelson of Rochester, NY, wrote this blog entry on Sept. 1, 2009, the day after he was released from Mayo Clinic – St. Marys Hospital following minimally invasive heart surgery to repair his mitral valve. This is the third post in a series of four. Check back Friday for the next installment. OK, now […]

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Tags: 1489, 5142, 5253, 5335, Cardiology, Patient Stories


September 21, 2009

Living the Dream – Part 2

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Darrin Nelson of Rochester, NY, wrote this blog entry on Sept. 1, 2009, the day after he was released from Mayo Clinic – St. Marys Hospital following minimally invasive heart surgery to repair his mitral valve. This is the second post in a series of four. Check back Wednesday for the next installment. Coming from […]

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Tags: 1489, 5142, 5253, 5335, Cardiology, Patient Stories


September 18, 2009

Living the Dream – Part 1

By CSMMayo CSMMayo

Darrin Nelson of Rochester, NY, wrote this blog entry on Sept. 1, 2009, the day after he was released from Mayo Clinic – St. Marys Hospital following minimally invasive heart surgery to repair his mitral valve. This is the first post in a series of four.  As a very active 44 year old male, I […]

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Tags: 1489, 5142, 5253, 5335, Cardiology, Patient Stories


June 9, 2009

Abby’s Heart Surgery Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase

  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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