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Care Team, Minnesota Vikings Team Up to Make Young Patient's Dreams Come True

August 30, 2018

Care Team, Minnesota Vikings Team Up to Make Young Patient’s Dreams Come True

By In the Loop intheloop

Jaren Berg had seizures for three years before he was diagnosed with Long QT syndrome. Thanks to a recommendation by his care team, the young Vikings fan was granted a wish that got him up close and personal with his favorite team.

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Tags: Dr. Bryan Cannon, Dr. Christopher Moir, Dr. Eric Payne, Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Michael Ackerman, epilepsy, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, Long QT syndrome, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Neurology


New Approach to Heart Condition Helps Young Hoopster Stay on the Court

February 13, 2018

New Approach to Heart Condition Helps Young Hoopster Stay on the Court

By In the Loop intheloop

The genetic heart condition that Kaci Arjes was born with was threatening to end her high school basketball playing career … until she and her family came to see Dr. Michael Ackerman at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Ackerman, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy


After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

October 31, 2017

After Cardiac Arrest, Nick Zahos Returns to the Football Field

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Nick Zahos was just 17 when he suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Doctor’s weren’t sure why it occurred, but one thing was certain: Nick wasn’t ready for his football playing days to be behind him.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Michael Ackerman, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Sudden Cardiac Arrest


November 3, 2016

Doctors Dance With Patient at Her Wedding, 17 Years After Saving Her Life

By In the Loop intheloop

Stefani and Trevan Thompson’s wedding reception was like many others. There was the couple’s first dance and the traditional father-daughter dance, which featured a cut-in from the bride’s grandfather. And then there was the doctor-patient dance. Or, in this case, the doctor-doctor-doctor-doctor-patient dance — where the bride busts a move with the people who helped save […]

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Dr. Martha Grogan, Dr. Michael Ackerman, Dr. Richard Daly, heart transplant, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program


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