December 17, 2018
When treatment for a torn rotator cuff uncovered two underlying heart conditions, friends urged Alan Kostrzewa to go to Mayo Clinic for help getting back to his highly active way of life.
June 27, 2018
When Mark Gill came to Mayo Clinic, he was in severe pain and his medical condition was grim. But thanks to a thorough evaluation and comprehensive care, Mark was able to regain his health.
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.
September 17, 2016
Shirley and Bob Gessner have weathered some tough times during their 56 years of marriage. But nothing could have prepared Shirley for the night of April 10, 2015, when she awoke at 3:30 a.m. to a thud — the sound of her husband falling out of bed. “I asked him what was the matter, but […]
May 19, 2016
For years, Lucy Lorden suffered from an irregular heartbeat and shortness of breath. But one April morning in 2014, the Ormond Beach, Florida, elementary school teacher was barely able to walk from the parking lot to her classroom. Thinking she had pneumonia, Lucy, then 56, went to see her primary care doctor. “The doctor told […]
March 9, 2012
Ron Boyle has had atrial fibrillation for twelve years. He recalls, “When I was in a-fib most of the time, getting upstairs was a problem. Just doing daily routine was a problem. Get up in the morning and being totally fatigued and that’s the way the day would start.” His previous medications were no longer […]