Heart Surgery

It’s a G thing: A less invasive, life-saving heart surgery

Heart surgery on a 95-year-old? Some may think it’s unfathomable. But at North Shore University Hospital, one surgeon is showing how they gave life back to one man who has an undying spirit. read more

Volunteer opens heart to his faith after healing cardiac surgery

For nearly 20 years, Alex Silva has trained hospice volunteers on how to ease the fears and the suffering of the dying. And every Thursday afternoon, he visits heart surgery patients to offer comfort, ... read more

UCLA's Shareef O'Neal returns to the court after heart surgery

April 18 (UPI) --Shareef O'Neal -- the son of basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal-- has returned to the court for the UCLA Bruins following heart surgery. The Bruins star missed the entire ... read more

UCLA's Shareef O'Neal Announces Return to Basketball After Heart Surgery

UCLA's Shareef O'Neal is back on the basketball court. O'Neal used a medical redshirt for last season after UCLA doctors discovered a heart ailment during summer workouts. O'Neal, the son of Hall ... read more

Less Invasive Heart Surgery Launched At HCA Houston-Clear Lake

WEBSTER, TX – HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, formerly Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, recently became one of the first hospitals in the Bay Area to offer and innovative and less invasive ... read more

Mick Jagger heart surgery explained: TAVR less invasive than open-heart

ELKHARt, Ind. (WNDU) - It's the procedure that helped save the life of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger. And 'TAVR' is also saving lives in Michiana. Beacon Health System's Memorial Hospital in ... read more

Mick Jagger shares first photo since reported heart surgery

Mick Jagger is on the mend. The Rolling Stones frontman seems to be back on his feet just a week after a reported heart valve replacement surgery. The rocker underwent a heart valve procedure called ... read more

Logan the ‘bucket list puppy’ doesn’t survive heart surgery

FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- A sad update in the story of Logan the "bucket list puppy" from Bellingham, Washington -- he did not survive his heart surgery. Colorado State University veterinarians ... read more

A Chicago man ran the Boston Marathon with a cow heart valve 11 weeks after open-heart surgery. 13 years later, he’s running for another milestone.

Mark Buciak was given two alternatives to fix his leaky heart: A cow valve. Or a mechanical device. The long-distance runner from Chicago, who will attempt to become the first Illinois competitor to ... read more

Anchorage man making Alaska Heart Run after heart surgery

Organizers of the annual Alaska Heart Run say Saturday's event will take place, despite Friday's snow. One local survivor of a heart event will once again race to help find a cure to Alaska's second ... read more

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