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February 16, 2016 · Leave a Comment

Getting to the Heart of Karla’s Unusual Fatigue

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Karla Manley spent the first 33 years of her life doing the kinds of things we all do every day. But the daily routine hit her harder than most. “Whenever I’d get home, I would just be exhausted,” she tells us. It wasn’t until she went in for a sinus-related procedure at Mayo Clinic’s Florida […]

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Tags: cardiology, Congenital Heart Defect, Dr Naser Ammash, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Open-Heart Surgery


November 5, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Marcus’ Heart Journey Inspires New Path for His Dad

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On the day he was born, Marcus Nichols had already beaten the odds. Marcus and his twin, Mathieu, shared a single amniotic sac — a rare condition that’s often fatal. “They were only the third set of monoamniotic twins born live at Mayo,” says their mom, Piper Nichols. But that was just the first of […]

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Tags: Congenital Heart Defect, Dr Patrick O'Leary, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Single Ventricle Heart


July 7, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Surgeon Sees the Fruits of His Labors Multiplied

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When Joseph Dearani, M.D., and colleagues in the Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic started an Ebstein’s Anomaly — Mayo Clinic Facebook page, their goal was to simply share information about the rare heart defect. They posted videos of Dr. Dearani talking about the condition and of the surgical procedure to repair it (he’s […]

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Ebstein's anomaly


July 17, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A Long Journey to Say ‘Thank You’

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In 2002, a young boy named Bayasaa Bars came to Mayo Clinic from Mongolia for life-saving heart surgery. It was a bit of a miracle for the 14-year-old, who was born with a hole in his heart. Until a surgery in Mongolia at age 8, he hadn’t been able to take more than a dozen steps […]

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Heart Surgery, Samaritan's Purse


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