Twenty Years After Transplant, Heart is Beating Strong

Sep 25, 2019 | Ethan McConkey, Moderator | @ethanmcconkey

CHD Heart Transplant patient image


Angie Mikkelson was in her mid-20s when she received her heart transplant in 1999. Incorrectly diagnosed with endocardial fibroelastosis at birth, Mikkelson came to the Mayo Clinic at 16 and was diagnosed with a parachute mitral valve, a congenital heart disease.

Twenty years later, Mikkelson is serving an ambassador for LifeSource and riding her way to sharing her triumphs with others.


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