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cardiac surgery

Patient Story

Lightening a heavy load

After undergoing a rare double-surgery to eliminate a blockage and restore blood flow, Marvin Lafountain is eager to resume his old life—minus the smoking habit.

Patient Story

Of grit and gratitude

Put off by a referral to hospice care, this 83-year-old heart patient sought a powerful second opinion and found a way forward.

Patient Story

A surprise recovery

A new aortic valve and an implanted heart pump kept Bob Verburg alive, giving his heart a chance to heal.

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