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Runner thanks responders who saved him during half marathon

HOUSTON, TEXAS (March07, 2017)

A runner who suffered a major heart attack within sight of the finish line of a Houston race lived to run again. UTHealth School of Nursing professor Elda Ramirez, Ph.D., R.N., treated the runner at the scene. McGovern Medical School at UTHealth assistant professor Konstantinos Charitakis, M.D., opened the man's clogged artery at Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Texas Medical Center.

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