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September 17, 2015

The Flu, a Grocery Store Clinic and a Mayo Clinic Nurse May Have Saved My Life

By Ron Petrovich Ron Petrovich (@ronaldpetrovich)

My head pounded incessantly. With every sip of water, I felt like I was swallowing razor blades. I coughed and wheezed so hard that my stomach muscles ached. But as sick as I was, this would be one of my healthiest days, because a visit with a vigilant nurse practitioner at Mayo Clinic may have […]

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Tags: bicuspid aortic valve, Cardiovascular Diseases, heart murmur, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, influenza, Patient Stories

November 22, 2012

Robotic minimally invasive heart surgery reduces recovery time

By Margaret Shepard Margaret Shepard (@Margaret_Marie)

With a business to run and an active lifestyle to maintain, Denny Waite turned to Mayo Clinic to find an experienced surgical team to perform his heart surgery and hasten his recovery.

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Tags: 1498, 5158, Denny Waite, Dr. Suri, heart murmur, Mayo Clinic, mitral regurgitation, Robotic Surgery

June 9, 2009

Abby’s Heart Surgery Story

By Lee Aase Lee Aase (@LeeAase)

  Here’s a note we received this week from Kathryn Kuhlmann, the mother of a Mayo Clinic pediatric patient: My daughter, Abby, who is 11, had heart surgery at Mayo on May 29, and she recorded a short video tour of her hospital room to share with some family and friends. I’m contacting you at […]

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Tags: 4254, 5142, 5251, 5252, 5306, 5335, atrial septal defect, Cardiology, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, heart murmur, heart surgery, Mayo Clinic

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