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'Wow, another one!' Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days

June 4, 2019

‘Wow, another one!’ Team Performs Six Transplants in Six Days

By In the Loop intheloop

Mayo Clinic’s cardiothoracic team in Rochester was happy to take on the challenge of an unusually busy week last month, performing six transplants in six days.

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Tags: cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Chaim Leker Locker, Dr. John Stulak, Dr. Richard Daly, Dr. Vishal Khullar, Mike Timmons, Paul Henke, transplantation, ventricular assist device


May 5, 2016

Heart Failure Won’t Keep Him From Starting Line at VAD 5K

By In the Loop intheloop

When faced with a challenge, Steve Nuttall’s typical response is, “Bring it on.” Born with transposition of the great arteries, Steve says he’s “been a fighter all my life.” He’s had to be. The serious heart condition has required numerous surgeries over the years. “They told me I’d be lucky to make it to 18, […]

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Tags: heart failure, heart transplant, Transposition of the Great Arteries, ventricular assist device


June 9, 2015

Here Comes (the Father of) the Bride — With a Little Help From Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop intheloop

Andre Pearson wanted nothing more than to be in Indio, California, this past Saturday to answer the question: “Who gives this woman to be married to this man?” But up until the night before, it looked like he was going to be resigned to watching his daughter, Alexandra Price, get married from half a country […]

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Tags: Dr David Joyce, Dr Lyle Joyce, Sarah Schettle, ventricular assist device


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