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February 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Life-Threatening Infection Leads to Lifesaving Heart Surgery

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Alex Zabaski became seriously ill when an infection destroyed one of his heart valves. But emergency heart surgery at Mayo Clinic eliminated the danger and restored Alex’s heart health.

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Tags: Dr. Francois Marcotte, Dr. Octavio Pajaro, Transposition of the great arteries


April 20, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Going All Out to Ease a Young Patient’s Surgical Fears

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After 5-year-old Lauren Hoel underwent her third open-heart surgery in five years, she was, understandably, a little frightened of her postoperative care and recovery. Her care team at Mayo Clinic knew just what to do.

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Tags: atrial septal defect, cardiovascular surgery, Dr. Allison Cabalka, Dr. Karen Myhre, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau Claire, Pediatric Cardiology, Transposition of the great arteries, Ventricular Septal Defect


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