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May 12, 2022

A heart patient’s fall picks up something big

By Ron Petrovich Ron Petrovich (@ronaldpetrovich)

Mitch Prust has fond memories of spending long hours hiking the trails at his getaway in northwestern Wisconsin, but during a visit in late September, it’s what he didn’t remember that put him on a new path. It was not hours or minutes; it was just a few seconds. While this was a short lapse […]

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Tags: Dr. Hartzell Schaff, Dr. Jeffrey Geske, HCM, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mitch Prust, Septal Myectomy, sharing mayo clinic, sudden cardiac death


May 27, 2010

Crystal M: My Mayo Clinic Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

Crystal M writes from North Carolina: I saw the invitation to share your story in the newsletter and thought that I would share mine with you. I am a Family Nurse Practitioner in hospitalist medicine, working in an approximate 150 bed facility in North Carolina. At the age of 23 I was diagnosed with Hypertrophic […]

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Tags: 4260, 5251, 5336, HCM, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mayo Clinic


February 19, 2009

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy – Bernyce’s Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

The Internet makes it possible for Mayo Clinic to gather its worldwide community of 500,000 annual patients and 50,000 employees through Sharing Mayo Clinic. Disease-oriented patient groups likewise have formed online, where patients share their stories and offer support. The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association is one such patient group, which has both online and in-person components, […]

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Tags: aortic valve replacement, HCM, HCMA, Heart & Heart Surgery, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy


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