Jim Boismier wasn't especially worried when he underwent heart tests at a care campus near home. But then his doctor identified an obstructed artery.
After a 10-hour surgery to repair arterial and heart damage, a vintage tank enthusiast is back on track.
Greg Ikiebe hoped for a new start in the U.S. after fleeing the violence of Nigeria. After landing a job, his next step became clear—he'd need a revamped heart.
A second opinion led to a much less invasive fix for Janet Hanson.
With help from a mechanical device, Jennifer Devoe conquered life-threatening heart inflammation.
Doug Barense's heart would only quiver after surgery—until a doctor's hands massaged a beat back into it.
Atlanta doctors told Elijah's family he had days to live. They refused to accept this and found hope 800 miles away.
A rare heart procedure gives Sheryll Neiboer new breath—and a new life.
Researchers report that positive patients are more physically active and less likely to be re-hospitalized.
The family of Nicholas Viner—a 3-month-old born with heart defects—delivers gifts for patients spending Christmas in Helen DeVos Children's Hospital.
'It's just amazing what they can do nowadays,' Nicholas Borgman mused while gazing at a 3-D version of the organ.
Gino shares the secret sauce of life and recovery after open heart surgery.