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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

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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


May 11, 2017

Surgeon Operates on Stuffed Dog to Ease Young Patient’s Fears

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A Mayo Clinic care team recently performed a simulated surgery on a young patient’s stuffed dog to help ease the patient’s fears about his own post-operative care.

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Tags: Child LIfe Program, Dr. Sameh Said, Jessica E. Miller, Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Mikaela Sullivan, Pediatric Cardiology


February 2, 2017

Songs of the Heart, For the Heart

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It’s no secret Joseph Dearani, M.D., takes his work as a pediatric cardiac surgeon at Mayo Clinic seriously. Through the years, we’ve been honored to share a few stories about people who have benefitted from that work. People like Stefanie Thompson, Kieran Veitz, Karla Manley, Marcus Nichols, Bayasaa Bars, and of course, Lola Montilla.

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiology


July 19, 2016

Birthday Heart: Young Transplant Patient Receives Birthday Gift of a Lifetime

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Ask a 10-year-old boy what he wants for his birthday, and you’re likely to get an answer like: games, toys, a new bike, or maybe just straight cash. Joseph Gonzalez-Salas’s wish list for his 11th birthday was a little different. After nearly three years of living with dilated cardiomyopathy, a condition that negatively affects the […]

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Tags: Dr Jonathan Johnson, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Heart Transplant Program


March 29, 2016

Pediatric Cardiologist Follows Her Heart, Helps Children Around the World Receive Lifesaving Care

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For many children born with heart defects, surgery offers the only hope for survival. But for children in developing countries, such care can be difficult, if not impossible, to find. Enter the Children’s Heart Project, dedicated to providing “life-saving surgery for children with congenital heart defects in countries where appropriate treatment is extremely limited or […]

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Tags: Dr Allison Cabalka, Dr. Phil Fischer, Medical Missions, Pediatric Cardiology, pediatrics


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