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5 Years on a VAD - Mayo Clinic

Posted by @stacytheobald, Feb 7, 2013

You have six months. Maybe a year. That was reality for heart failure patient Verna Schrombeck. Her condition had deteriorated to the point where treatment no longer helped. Because of her age, she was not a candidate for a heart transplant. Doctors at Mayo Clinic implanted a device that would hopefully keep Verna alive, at least a little while. Years later she shares her story. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4dAKfVeKDA

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