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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


January 30, 2017

Rare Heart Condition Turns Young Athlete into Advocate

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Growing up, Joe Meyer loved sports. In elementary school, he played basketball and baseball. The summer before he entered eighth grade, the Jacksonville, Florida, youth decided to give football a try. Before he took to the gridiron, Joe visited his pediatrician for sports physical. At that appointment, his doctor noticed a heart murmur. Joe, then […]

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Tags: American Heart Association, Congenital Heart Disease, Dr. Mohamad Yamani, Hypertrophic Cardiomypathy, Septal Myectomy


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