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December 23, 2015

Holiday Season Brighter for Pulmonary Hypertension Patient After Surgery

By Cynthia (Cindy) Weiss cindyweiss

The holiday season is much brighter this year for Laura Floeckhler, 45, from Orlando, Florida. Laura was diagnosed last Christmas with pulmonary hypertension, a rare disorder of the lungs affecting about 30 in every one million people.

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Tags: Blood Clots, Charles Burger, Florida Campus, Kevin Landolfo, Lung Disease, MayoClinicFL, Pulmonary Hypertension, Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy


December 12, 2013

Boo Maddox takes on H1N1, dialysis, and complications on his way to a successful kidney transplant

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

A year ago, the Robert Maddox family from Boyce, La., would never have imagined attending the 50th Anniversary of Kidney Transplantation celebration event at Mayo Clinic this month. A year ago, their 9-year-old son Robert, who goes by the nickname “Boo,” was struggling to survive, and a transplant seemed impossible. After a devastating bout of H1N1 (swine […]

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Tags: 1594, 3786, 5324, 5335, Dr. Mikel Prieto, H1N1, kidney transplant, Living Donor, Pulmonary Hypertension, Renal Failure


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