Items Tagged ‘open-heart surgery’

February 14, 2014

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations USA Today A cat bite can turn into […]

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Tags: 12News Arizona, African-American, Albany Herald, American Academy of Ophthalmology, ANSA, antiandrogen therapy, Antonita Slaughter, athletes and concussions, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, au Claire Leader-Telegram, babies, Bakersfield Californian


June 4, 2012

Open-Heart Surgery Gives News Writer New Valve, New Outlook on Cost of Care

By Mystery User

Reporter Gary Jacobson talks with his surgeon, Todd Dewey, at Medical City Dallas on May 24.  For 18 minutes, everything was turned off. No heart beating. No lungs breathing. No machines working in their place. “Technically, you were dead,” surgeon Todd Dewey told me when he made his rounds the next day. “Then we brought […]

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Tags: Dallas Morning News, Dr. Todd Dewey, Medical City Dallas, open-heart surgery


February 15, 2010

A New Approach To Open Heart Surgery

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

Open heart surgery generally conjures up images of a long, painful, rib-splitting slice down the middle of the chest. But doctors at the Mayo Clinic are hoping to change that. Heavy lifting goes with the territory for Teresa Van Hauer…   However, a failing heart valve threatened to close all her accounts. “And when that […]

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Tags: Dr. Rakesh Suri, open-heart surgery


November 23, 2009

The ever-evolving heart valve

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

After her husband passed away in May following years with Alzheimer’s disease, the 84-year-old Burnsville resident saw her own health steadily decline due to a failing heart valve.   On Christmas Eve, Schuenke was so fatigued and short of breath that she wound up at the hospital, where doctors offered a grim prognosis: Without a […]

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Tags: heart valve, open-heart surgery


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