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TAVR

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

‘So much easier than open heart surgery’

A second opinion led to a much less invasive fix for Janet Hanson.

Patient Story

‘God was looking out for me’

“It’s a miracle,” says Jack Hofstra, 92, after he got a new heart valve through a minimally invasive procedure.

Patient Story

‘I’ve been very fortunate’

Walter Sergeant lived with a heart murmur for years until a non-invasive heart procedure fixed his defective valve for good.

Patient Story

‘Very thankful to be alive’

When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.

Patient Story

Pill-sized pacemaker: ‘It’s mind-boggling’

An 86-year-old man becomes the first to get the revolutionary new device in West Michigan.

Patient Story

A fixer receives the fix of a lifetime

Heart valve replacement gives David Ten Brink a new lease on life.