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January 14, 2022

A shared heart: Two families come together after tragedy, transplant

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Before July 2017, Carson Gigstad’s family had no connection to Amanda Hansen’s family. Today, the families share a bond that grew out of tragedy and turned into hope. Around the 15th of every month, Christin Gigstad and Tina Haug think of each other. They pick up their phones and text. Even if they’ve already talked […]

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Tags: Dr. John Stulak, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center


February 25, 2020

Heart Disease Hasn’t Slowed Record-Setting Swimmer

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Clay “Trip” Hedrick is a world-record-setting swimmer who hasn’t let heart disease — including bypass surgery — slow him down.

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Tags: Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic News Network, Mayo Clinic Radio, Stent procedure


November 12, 2019

All Hands on Deck: Larry Oelkers Suffers Heart Attack, Community Rushes To Help

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Larry Oelkers was just about to leave a high school football game when he went into cardiac arrest. His community jumped in to help save his life.

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Catherterization Lab, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Sudden Cardiac Arrest


June 4, 2019

‘Wow, another one!’ Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days

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Mayo Clinic’s cardiothoracic team in Rochester was happy to take on the challenge of an unusually busy week last month, performing six transplants in six days.

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Tags: cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Chaim Leker Locker, Dr. John Stulak, Dr. Richard Daly, Dr. Vishal Khullar, Mike Timmons, Paul Henke, transplantation, ventricular assist device


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


August 16, 2018

‘It Belongs With Him’ — Mayo Surgeon Gives Patient Signed Football

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

It’s not every day that Steelers fans Patrick Quandt and Dr. John Stulak meet an even bigger fan in the middle of Vikings country. So when they met young Seth Bayles, the connection was immediate.

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Tags: Dr. John Stulak, Patrick Quandt, pediatrics


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