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"Mayo Angels" Help Heal a Broken Heart

June 20, 2019

“Mayo Angels” Help Heal a Broken Heart

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When Troy Salonen learned he would need a second surgery to repair his heart, he and his wife traveled from North Dakota to Mayo Clinic, where they found a home away from home.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Alberto Pochettino, Hemolytic anemia, leaky valve, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Local Orthodontist Builds 'Johnny Cars' of Hope for Pediatric Heart Patients

March 14, 2019

Local Orthodontist Builds ‘Johnny Cars’ of Hope for Pediatric Heart Patients

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A Facebook post gave John Lawson the idea to build toy cars for children, but his inspiration comes from his friend Dr. Joseph Dearani’s pediatric patients at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Joseph Dearani, pediatrics


Handoff Redux -- Memorable Moment Magnified for Young Patient

September 13, 2018

Handoff Redux — Memorable Moment Magnified for Young Patient

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Seth Bayles was overwhelmed when new acquaintance and fellow Steelers fan Dr. John Stulak gifted him with a football signed by quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. But that was just the beginning of their story.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Patrick Quandt


Documentary on Children's Heart Project Highlights Healing and Hope

August 23, 2018

Documentary on Children’s Heart Project Highlights Healing and Hope

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A new documentary shows how Rochester welcomes children from other countries who have heart defects, and how a lifesaving surgery at Mayo Clinic gives new hope to their families.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Children's Heart Project, Congenital Heart Defect, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Rochester International Airport, Samaritan's Purse


Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Chest is Now a Typical Toddler

February 22, 2018

Baby Born With Heart Outside Her Chest is Now a Typical Toddler

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When Caitlin and Brian Veitz learned via ultrasound that their daughter’s heart was developing outside her chest, they relied on a team at Mayo Clinic to give her a chance at life.

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Tags: Cardiovascular Surgery, Congenital Heart Defect, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


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