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Items Tagged ‘Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy’

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


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 intheloop

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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