Patient Stories

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  • Persistence = Prevention

    Tom Watson is a semi-retired, engineer with GE Aircraft Engines. He enjoys playing golf, landscaping, and traveling. But all of this was brought to a [...]

  • Finding the Calm

    Sixty-year-old Robert Spell was visiting a friend at a nursing home when he started feeling ill. Robert said, “I felt a little nausea at first [...]

  • Jim's Story

    Jim Wasson is a 52-year-old process engineer. Like many men his age, Jim likes to grill, play with his grandkids and enjoy the great outdoors. [...]

  • Charles’s Story

    “I’m able to get out and do more than in the past.” For years, an implantable defibrillator monitored Charles Craddock’s heart rhythm and helped prevent [...]

  • Kenneth’s story

    Hiking the Appalachian Trail after an abdominal aortic aneurysm In 1965, Kenneth Bordwell started what would become a lifelong quest to hike the entire Appalachian [...]

  • Ken’s Story

    “It was nothing less than a miracle.” That’s how Ken Tankersley, PhD, describes the care he received at the UC Cardiovascular Institute. Ken is an [...]

  • Aimee’s Story

    “They listened to my fears and guided me the entire way.” Aimee Brown was 19 weeks pregnant when she felt an intense burning in her [...]

  • Ady’s Story

    Embracing exercise after a heart attack Ady Kendler, MD, was at the gym, doing his regular exercise routine…when he had a heart attack. “I started [...]

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