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Ethan's Angels Keep Boy's Memory Alive by Giving to Others

December 17, 2019

Ethan’s Angels Keep Boy’s Memory Alive by Giving to Others

By In the Loop In the Loop

Ashley and Jeremy Scheffert, whose son Ethan passed away in 2015, join friends and family to collect and donate toys and gift cards to Mayo Clinic each Christmas in honor of Ethan.

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Tags: Dr Jonathan Johnson, Dr. Joseph Dearani, heart transplant, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, pediatrics


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 In the Loop

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


Innovative Heart Surgery at Mayo Clinic Keeps Drummer's Beat Rolling

January 4, 2018

Innovative Heart Surgery at Mayo Clinic Keeps Drummer’s Beat Rolling

By In the Loop In the Loop

Justin Vigile was living out his dream as the drummer of a heavy metal band when a genetic heart condition threatened his budding music career — and his life.

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Tags: Dr. Hartzell Schaff, Dr. Steve Ommen, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Mayo Clinic Rochester


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