Alice Santos had been feeling tired for a while. Then, one day at work she was having so much trouble breathing that somebody had to call 9-1-1. She needed heart surgery, but she had already had one heart surgery and didn't want to have another one. Only when Dr. Andrea Natale reassured her that everything would be OK did she feel like she could go with the operation. Santos' success was made possible, in part, because of philanthropists like Maurice Kanbar, for whom the cardiac center is named.
Sutter Health patient Bud Hamilton describes how research at Sutter is helping pioneer the future of care for people with atrial fibrillation.
Tyler was named starting quarterback of his high school football team. It was like a dream come true until the day he couldn’t catch his breath.
George Vaughn never had heart trouble until a sudden onset of ventricular fibrillation threatened his life.
Over the course of a 15-year journey, Adam faced heart troubles until he found TMVR.
Strawberry farmer says he feels better than ever after mechanical heart-valve replacement.
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