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Heart Surgery Puts ISU Coach Back in the Game

Heart Surgery Puts ISU Coach Back in the Game

Iowa State University head men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg says he's feeling surprisingly well five days after open heart surgery. The 42-year-old Hoiberg underwent the replacement of his aortic valve April 17th at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minn. He is expected to be released from the hospital tomorrow. “This was a second [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

P05 Heart Transplant Saves Last Surviving Brother PKG

P05 Heart Transplant Saves Last Surviving Brother PKG A heart transplant has spared a Michigan man from the fate that took the lives of all of his brothers. It’s been a long journey for Ernie Balcueva, but he has a bright future ahead once again.

Created by Andy Shilts

Mayo Clinic Launches Eight Genetic Testing Panels for Cardiac Disorders

Mayo Clinic Launches Eight Genetic Testing Panels for Cardiac Disorders

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic’s launch of eight new next-generation sequencing (NGS) panels is intended to improve the lives of patients and families living with inherited cardiac conditions by aiding in the diagnosis and management of these complex disorders. These disorders include hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, dilated cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, [...]

Created by April Josselyn

Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines 4/01/15

In today's Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines with Vivien Williams: A new study from Mayo Clinic is the first to show that Spontaneous Coronary Artery Disease  - or SCAD -  may be inherited New research on why older adults should avoid drinking diet soda Journalists: [TRT 1:09 ] Click here for script. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViMqlvkT_-0&feature=youtu.be

Created by Deborah Balzer

6 Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

6 Tips to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, more than one in three female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease. Risk factors can be hereditary but other factors are related to your habits and lifestyle — things you can [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Webinar: Challenges in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What the Patient Needs to Know

Webinar: Challenges in Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What the Patient Needs to Know

   Fri., Feb. 13, 1 - 2 pm ET    During a one-hour interactive webinar, Mayo Clinic physicians Carole A. Warnes, M.D. and Joseph A. Dearani, M.D. will discuss the medical and surgical challenges of adult congenital heart disease, including access to quality care. Both presenters will answer questions after their presentations.   Click here to signup  

Created by Dana Sparks

A Heart Murmur Can be Innocent or Serious

A Heart Murmur Can be Innocent or Serious

Lubb-dupp. Lubb-dupp. Those words are often used to describe the sound of a heartbeat. That steady, regular sound is made by heart valves, opening and closing as blood circulates through your heart. The term heart “murmur” refers to a different sound. A murmur is an abnormal extra sound that can be heard [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

Virginia Hospital Center Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

Virginia Hospital Center Becomes Mayo Clinic Care Network Member

ARLINGTON, Va. — Mayo Clinic and Virginia Hospital Center today announced Virginia Hospital Center as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a national network of organizations committed to better serving patients and their families through collaboration. Members of the network have access to Mayo Clinic knowledge and expertise [...]

Created by Bryan Anderson

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