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May 26, 2022

Celebrating 10-years with a new heart – just like her big sister

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Linsey Rippy was 16 weeks pregnant with her second child when she learned her daughter, Madi, had dilated cardiomyopathy. She was just two-and-a-half years old. “Our hospital in the Twin Cities ran every genetic test on Madi, but nothing came up,” Linsey said. “She’d had a virus a few weeks before, so they figured that’s […]

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Tags: Dilated Cardiomyopathy, ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, Heart transplant, Linsey Rippy, Madi Rippy, Noel Rippy, Sydney Rippy


June 13, 2013

Mickala the miracle: A survivor and an inspiration

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

“We knew if she made it to Mayo Clinic, she would make it,” says Judy Morinville of the September day Mayo MedAir airlifted her teenage daughter to Mayo Clinic. Mickala Morinville did make it, and her journey serves as a reminder of the miracles that can happen when you combine Mayo expertise with a higher […]

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Tags: 5235, 5247, 5261, 5335, anesthesiology, cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Gregory Schears, Dr. Rakesh Suri, Dr. Roxanne Pike, ECMO, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine, Heart


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