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.
After living with painful varicose veins for decades, Mark is now golfing all 18 holes thanks to a minimally invasive procedure.
When Elizabeth Hobbie's heart stopped, her doctors sprang into action — ultimately saving her life.
Generous community donors help us bring the latest technologies and programs to the community.
Brad Barber went from being close to death, to alive but severely disabled, to walking with a cane thanks to the Sutter Rehabilitation Institute.
After having a minimally invasive valve replacement (TAVR) at CPMC, Dan Hogan was back to splitting wood on his ranch within weeks.
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