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July 19, 2013

Harmonica Helps Pulmonary and Lung-Transplant Patients Breath Easier

By Lauren Venoy Lauren Venoy (@LaurenVenoy)

After surviving two separate lung transplant procedures in 2005 and 2008, musician Larry Rawdon is sharing new ways of healing through music with other patients at Mayo Clinic in Florida. It was, after all, music that led him to Mayo Clinic and aided in his recovery after he was diagnosed in 2002 with idiopathic pulmonary […]

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Tags: 3790, 5254, 5314, 5324, 5334, cardiothoracic, cardiovascular, Cesar Keller, Florida, Harmonica, Larry Rawdon, lung transplant

November 7, 2011

Heart Valve Replacement Surgery

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

I went to Mayo Clinic for heart valve replacement surgery on October 13th, was released on the 18th, and can only say excellent things about the: Surgeon Dr. Hartzell Schaff and his staff. The surgery and recovery went smoothly, I believe, due to Dr. Schaff’s experience and expertise in the type of valve replacement surgery […]

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Tags: 4173, 5141, 5252, 5334, cardiovascular, cv, Hartzell Schaff, heart valve, Mayo Clinic, replacement, Surgery

May 28, 2009

What I Learned at Mayo Clinic Was Shocking

By Mystery User

I am not a Mayo Clinic employee, and I’ve never been a Mayo Clinic patient. But I am a heart attack survivor who last October travelled from the West Coast of Canada to Rochester to attend the annual WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium for Women With Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic – the first Canadian […]

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Tags: Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, cardiovascular, Dr. Rekha Mankad, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Mayo Clinic, WomenHeart Science and Leadership Symposium

May 22, 2009

Cindy’s Story: Finding Answers at Mayo After Nearly a Decade of Health Issues

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@karl oestreich)

After spending most of the last decade in and out of physicians’ offices looking for solutions to her medical problems, Cindy Hansen turned to the Mayo Clinic for answers. She was very tired and very ill, but her symptoms weren’t related to any specific illness. Cindy was told that she might have fibromyalgia, hyperthyroidism, Lyme […]

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Tags: 1488, 5254, 5334, cardiovascular, Florida, Mayo Clinic

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