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ICD

Patient Story

Eric Wild’s wild ride

Martial arts practitioner who ‘died three times’ credits his medical team and the love of his life with saving his life.

Patient Story

‘We had to help you’

When a retiree collapsed at the gym, two bystanders jumped in to help save him.

Patient Story

‘Living my worst nightmare’

Lisa Cardillo went from an active mom to a heart attack patient ‘in the blink of an eye.’

Patient Story

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Patient Story

‘We’re grateful for the gift of life’

Scott Kovacs' heart beat a path toward almost certain death. With a new heart, he's now running toward his future.

Patient Story

Living, not just staying alive

An implanted heart pump saved Terry Jacobs’ life. Now he’s more active than he’s been in 20 years.

Patient Story

‘No oxygen, no heartbeat, no nothing’

An athletic trainer recognizes sudden cardiac arrest and saves a college athlete’s life.

Patient Story

Pacemakers, defibrillators—what’s the difference?

For patients with weak heart muscles, implanted devices ensure the beat goes on.

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