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November 9, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Pat Lacy reflects on double lung transplant to treat pulmonary hypertension

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

He was not the first person in his family to be diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, so Pat Lacy knew the warning signs and took them seriously. And he was determined to find an answer. Pat Lacy had just landed in Utah for a business conference when he noticed he was having trouble breathing. “When I […]

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Tags: Dr. Daniel Hartigan, Pulmonary Hypertension


December 23, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Holiday Season Brighter for Pulmonary Hypertension Patient After Surgery

By Cynthia Weiss Cynthia 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 · Leave a Comment

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

By SMHNadmin 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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