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After Heart Transplant, Surgeon Returns to Operating Room

February 27, 2020

After Heart Transplant, Surgeon Returns to Operating Room

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After a heart transplant in 2018, Dr. Robert Montgomery, a surgeon at NYU, turned to an experimental protocol at Mayo Clinic. The new drug eliminated his tremors and allowed him to return to surgery.

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Tags: Cardiac Arrest, dilated cardiomyopathy, Dr. Sudhir Kushwaha, heart arrhythmia, heart transplant, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator


Researchers Crack the Code on Sudden Death Mystery in Amish Community

January 28, 2020

Researchers Crack the Code on Sudden Death Mystery in Amish Community

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Michael Ackerman, M.D., Ph.D., and his colleagues at Mayo Clinic used new technology to determine the cause of multiple sudden deaths of children in the Amish community.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Ackerman, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, Recessive disorder, Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics Laboratory


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

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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


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