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Dorothy Perry TAVR patient
on Mon, September 12, 2016
A year ago, Dorothy Perry’s narrowed aortic valve was replaced at Via Christi Hospital St. Francis. Because Dorothy was too ill for traditional open-heart...
Mike Kearns
on Mon, August 08, 2016
While hunting in January, Mike Kearns felt a sudden pain in his chest. After a time, the pain faded. It came back the next day, but again, he wasn’t worried....
Silent heart attacks
on Tue, July 19, 2016
New research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation has found that nearly half of all heart attacks may be silent. What does that mean? A...
Aspirin for heart attacks
on Tue, June 28, 2016
For years we’ve known that aspirin can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. The aspirin thins the blood and makes it less likely that you will develop a...
Richard Dilli
on Thu, June 09, 2016
Having had quintuple bypass surgery in 2009, Robert Dilli said he didn’t want to undergo another open-heart procedure unless it was his only option....
Mark Moore
on Tue, April 26, 2016
When Mark Moore awoke not feeling well in the middle of the night March 17, 2015, he thought he had simply overdone it while doing projects before selling his...
Heart attack vs. reflux
on Tue, April 26, 2016
Several years ago while at work at Via Christi, I felt like I was experiencing the common symptoms of a heart attack: tightness and the feeling of someone...

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