September 27, 2011

Patients use social media to inspire Mayo Clinic heart research


Mayo Clinic cardiologist Sharonne N. Hayes was at a women's heart health symposium at the Minnesota-based hospital in 2009 when a former heart-attack victim stopped her to chat.  The patient, Katherine Leon, asked about a rare and potentially fatal condition. "Dr. Hayes," she said, "what's Mayo doing to study spontaneous coronary artery dissection?"

Ragan News, by Russell Working, 9/27/11

Tags: Cardiology

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