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March 3, 2011 · Leave a Comment

How Jack Stiehl got a second birthday – thanks to a VAD

By Stacy Theobald Stacy Theobald (@stacytheobald)

Jack Stiehl, 71, Sun City West, Ariz., was diagnosed with congestive heart failure in 2004. He had difficulty breathing and was easily winded. In 2007, with ever worsening symptoms, Stiehl recalls his local physician saying he was out of options; he wasn’t a candidate for a heart transplant. Then, a friend suggested Mayo Clinic. “I […]

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