Stories of Gratitude
Read the inspiring stories from the people who tell it best – patients.
When Dave Lee had a myocardial infarction, he was told that his life as he knew it was over; that he was a “cardiac cripple.”
Mark Fillhouer thought he was healthy, but at the age of 48, he had a heart attack.
Daniel Seman never thought it would happen to him. He thought he was invincible, that he would live a long life.
When Elnora Scheffler learned that her aortic valve had calcified and needed to be replaced, she was told that she may not be able to do anything about it.
Thanks to research performed at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Dr. Awad was able to undergo a minimally-invasive, low-risk surgical procedure – one that had him feeling better almost instantaneously.
When six-year-old Seth Ball’s hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) worsened, putting him in heart failure in January 2014, his parents had no choice but to fear the worst.
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