Patient Stories Blog - Page 12

By Adam Pick

Before & After Heart Valve Surgery With… Chaz

By Adam Pick on August 27, 2010

I always enjoy reading patient success stories. However, this update really made me think, “Fannnnn-tasssss-tic!”. Specifically, I like the way Chaz utilizes a “Before and After” approach to describe his heart valve replacement experience:

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In Memory of Lori (Updated)

By Adam Pick on August 19, 2010

These are the hardest posts to write. As the sadness is overwhelming my fingertips, I’ll be brief.

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Baby Victor Is Back Home In El Salvador!

By Adam Pick on August 13, 2010

For those of you who have been keeping track of Baby Victor’s heart surgery journey, I have great news to share!

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Greg and Dr. Stewart Complete Triathlon… Together!!!

By Adam Pick on July 22, 2010

As Dr. Allan Stewart wrote to me, “We did it!

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Guest Blog: Dr. Stewart & I “Tri” Our Hearts Out!

By Adam Pick on July 11, 2010

This is a special guest blog by Greg O’Keeffe. I thought you might really appreciate hearing about Greg’s recovery, Dr. Stewart’s unique connection with his patients, and their combined athletic and charitable efforts. Here is what Greg wrote me:

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Recovery Update: Barbara Walters To Re-Appear On “The View” This Monday, July 12

By Adam Pick on July 9, 2010

For those of you following the heart valve replacement recovery of Barbara Walters… I just learned that Barbara Walters will appear on “The View” this Monday, July 12, eight weeks after surgery.

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Steve’s Top 7 Tips For Patients!

By Adam Pick on July 3, 2010

I just received this insightful email from Steve, who recently had heart valve surgery. I thought you might really enjoy it… So, here it is:

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You Are Helping Save Victor’s Life!!!

By Adam Pick on June 30, 2010

On March 31, we donated $5,000 to the Gift of Life charity to help children born with heart defects. The donation was raised thanks to (i) purchases of my book and (ii) sponsorships from surgeons, clinics and medical device manufacturers.

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Kato Pomer, 92, Has A New Lease On Life Thanks To… The MitraClip

By Adam Pick on June 3, 2010

At 92, Kato Pomer recently became one of the oldest, highest-risk patients to receive the MitraClip, a new minimally invasive treatment for severe mitral regurgitation, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

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