Stories of Gratitude

Read the inspiring stories from the people who tell it best – patients.

Kevin Manion: Heart Transplant

Kevin Manion: Heart Transplant

Kevin received a heart transplant and a second chance at life through a research study evaluating the “Heart-in-a-Box” technology.

Craig Nickelbein: Bypass Graft Aneurysm

Craig Nickelbein: Bypass Graft Aneurysm

After developing a rare aneurysm (an abnormal bulge) on one of his bypass grafts, Craig was excited to find Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis, who had the expertise needed to treat it.

Andrea Rose: Aortic Valve Replacement

Andrea Rose: Aortic Valve Replacement

Andrea feels younger and more energetic than ever after having an aortic valve replacement in the summer of 2020 through MHIF’s Valve Science Center.

George Dean: Aortic Stenosis

George Dean: Aortic Stenosis

Through a research study, George received a transcatheter aortic heart valve, as his aortic stenosis had gotten progressively worse.

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