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Luis' Story: Management of Type B Aortic Dissection
Forty-six-year-old Luis Perez was driving with a friend on a Saturday night when he felt a small pain and a sensation of pressure in his middle upper back. He pulled over, called 911, and was immediately rushed to Memorial Hermann.
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Larry's Story: Aortic Stenosis
During a visit with his cardiologist Larry was diagnosed with aortic stenosis. Larry was then referred to Memorial Hermann affiliated cardiothoracic and vascular surgeon Dr. Tuyen (Tom) Nguyen.
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Steve's Story - Heart Transplant
After several heart attacks and multiple unsuccessful attempts to manage his congestive heart failure, Steve sought a heart transplant team to begin a new journey.
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Venola's Story - Hard-Won, Heart-Felt Victory
Venola was so overcome with joy – and shock – at winning that the sweet victory did not sink in immediately. After all, it was only about 17 months after her lifesaving heart transplant.
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Jordan's Story - Stroke at 16
During a routine football practice Jordan suddenly felt dizzy and showed signs that something was wrong. He was immediately taken to Memorial Hermann.
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Tracy's Story - Sudden Heart Attack
Tracy was on her way home from the exercise studio when she started feeling "kinda funny". After speaking with her husband she made the decision to go to Memorial Hermann The Woodlands.
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Floyd's Story - Coronary Artery Disease
Floyd went to the heart doctor because of a family history of heart trouble. After experiencing consistent heart burn symptoms he went to see the specialists at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute.
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Angelina - Heart Attack Survivor
Angelina was on an overnight in Louisville, Kentucky when she was awoken by strong heart palpitations.
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Dawn's Story - Heart Attack Survivor
Dawn Emanuel was visiting her husband at the hospital when she began noticing symptoms of a heart attack. Dr Richard Smalling treated Dawn for her heart attack at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute.
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Erika's Story - Congestive Heart Failure at 29
Erika was just 29 years-old when she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. See how doctors and staff at Memorial Hermann helped Erika return to motherhood.
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Jennifer's Story - Heart Attack at 32
32-year-old Jennifer Cooper Cheak was playing with her 3-week-old baby and son when she started to feel tightness and pressure in her chest. A few minutes later, she experienced a heart attack and was rushed to a local hospital.
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Clarence Fontenot - Double Heart Transplant Patient
When Clarence Fontenot was in junior high, he wanted badly to play football. But when his mother took him to the local physician in Baytown for his required physical, he immediately failed to get clearance to join the team.
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