Each story is different, but all share a common message: heart recovery is possible. Learn more about the people who returned home with their native hearts.
Grandfather Enjoys Quality Time With His Family Following a Protected PCI Procedure
Because of his previous heart attack, Dr. Kaki felt that Bill Asper would benefit from the Protected PCI procedure with Impella®.
Father Back with His Family After Collapsing on a Run
Israel Contreras was discharged home within two weeks with normal heart function.
Anesthesiologist and Physician Enjoys Retirement After Protected PCI Procedure
Today, Dr. Jeff Morray is back to biking, golfing and working in his woodshop with his native heart
Physicians and Heart Pump Help to Recover Father’s Heart
Francis “Buddy” Chase was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy, a disease that causes heart muscle to weaken
NOLA Patient Back on the Ranch After Heart Attack
When Erl Rabe began feeling severe chest pain, he knew he needed to act quickly
Young Mom Survives Cardiogenic Shock
While on Impella 5.0® support, Erin Hanussak became stronger and stronger
Rock Climber Back to the Climb Following Heart Attack
Though Eric Braga had a family history of heart disease, the 48-year-old never thought he would suffer a heart attack
California Woman Returns to Family After Cardiogenic Shock
The interventional cardiologist knew Denise Pandey's heart needed immediate support
Mother’s Heart Recovers After Developing Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Following the C-section, Jessica Grib developed peripartum cardiomyopathy and went into cardiogenic shock
Mother Recovers From Rare Cardiac Condition
Physicians diagnosed Dawn Dipzinski with a spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a rare condition that occurs when a tear forms in a blood vessel in the heart