By Adam Pick on October 9, 2010
A few months ago, I received a very difficult phone call from George Avakian who resides in Northern California.
By Adam Pick on September 21, 2010
I just received an extraordinary email about Kirk Rose from his daughter, Angela. If anybody needs inspiration before or after heart valve surgery, I encourage you to read this:
By Adam Pick on September 17, 2010
One of the ongoing themes in this blog focuses on patient advocacy — before, during and after surgery. Specific to this point, I just received an interesting letter from Anne about second opinions, patient research, chest incisions and surgeon selection. In her note, Anne writes to me:
By Adam Pick on September 8, 2010
Great news! We have another patient success story!
By Adam Pick on September 3, 2010
Cindy just sent me this great email. Given her unique story, I thought you might really enjoy it.
By Adam Pick on August 29, 2010
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:
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.
By Adam Pick on August 13, 2010
By Adam Pick on July 24, 2010
Great news everybody!!!