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January 21, 2020 · Leave a Comment

After Heart Surgery, Man Runs 50 Marathons in 50 States

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Jeff Jensen was training for his first marathon when his doctor discovered a heart murmur that led to surgery to replace a valve. A year later he was able to run the 26.2 mile race, and hasn’t stopped since.

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Tags: Bicuspid Aortic Valve, Cardiovascular Surgery, Dr. Mark Brumm, Jeff Jensen, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse


June 20, 2019 · Leave a Comment

“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


March 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment

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

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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


September 13, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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


August 23, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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


February 22, 2018 · Leave a Comment

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

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

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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