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All Hands on Deck: Larry Oelkers Suffers Heart Attack, Community Rushes To Help

November 12, 2019

All Hands on Deck: Larry Oelkers Suffers Heart Attack, Community Rushes To Help

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Larry Oelkers was just about to leave a high school football game when he went into cardiac arrest. His community jumped in to help save his life.

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Tags: Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Catherterization Lab, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, Sudden Cardiac Arrest


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


Jury Duty Turns Into Lifesaving Opportunity for Mayo Clinic Resident

September 21, 2017

Jury Duty Turns Into Lifesaving Opportunity for Mayo Clinic Resident

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An ordinary afternoon of jury duty turned anything but for internal medicine resident Adam Kase, M.D., when a fellow juror went into sudden cardiac arrest.

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Tags: Dr. Adam Kase, Dr. Tyler Vadeboncoeur, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Mayo Clinic Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, Sudden Cardiac Arrest


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