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April 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Going All Out to Ease a Young Patient’s Surgical Fears

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After 5-year-old Lauren Hoel underwent her third open-heart surgery in five years, she was, understandably, a little frightened of her postoperative care and recovery. Her care team at Mayo Clinic knew just what to do.

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Tags: atrial septal defect, cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Allison Cabalka, Dr. Karen Myhre, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Pediatric Cardiology, Transposition of the great arteries, Ventricular Septal Defect


October 26, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Open-Heart Surgery Achieves Success Without Blood Transfusions

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Teamwork and careful planning allowed for successful surgery to treat a congenital heart defect in an infant who, for religious reasons, could not receive blood transfusions or blood products.

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Tags: Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Dr. Grace Arteaga, Dr. Paul Stensrud, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Tetralogy of Fallot


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