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ventricular fibrillation

Patient Story

Zelda saves the day

In a classic Lassie-style move, Neil Tetzlaff’s Brittany spaniel sought help when her owner collapsed from cardiac arrest.

Patient Story

‘The perfect match’

Facing end-stage heart failure at age 19, Nick Jaenicke held on long enough to receive a donor heart—just like his brother and grandfather before him.

Patient Story

‘Just short of a miracle’

When Michael Travis suffered a sudden heart problem, quick action—and the instant availability of an AED unit—made all the difference.

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

‘No oxygen, no heartbeat, no nothing’

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

Patient Story

Nicole experiences the lifesaving benefit of heart research

No one would have suspected she had heart disease.