Traditional open heart surgery requires opening the chest through an 8 – 10 inch incision. But times have really changed.
Heart Disease Stories for Saddleback Memorial - Laguna Hills
It started with a series of "niggles." This is how native New Zealander Kim Lohnes describes the irregular sensations she felt in her chest.
John Hundley had reason to celebrate. His multiple myeloma, a cancer that affects the plasma cells in bone marrow, was in complete remission.
The idea that women are less susceptible to heart disease than men is widespread—and far from the truth.
When Kim Hogerson became manager of emergency services at Saddleback Memorial, she never dreamed that she would end up in the ER herself.