An alternative to open heart surgery for Gene Pritchard.
Heart Disease Stories
In 2007, Antisha Anderson was an outgoing, rising star in competitive track and field.
Vernon has always been diligent about his yearly physical, but when his valve disease started to progress, doctors had to act fast.
Michael Walo was on vacation when he had difficulty breathing. He was admitted to the hospital, where he received unsettling news that he needed heart surgery.
It started with a series of "niggles." This is how native New Zealander Kim Lohnes describes the irregular sensations she felt in her chest.