Patient Story: James “Craig” Carroll and the Impella® Heart Pump

James “Craig” Carroll, a Site Manager for Gray Construction, has been a heart patient since early adulthood. He received his first stent at the young age of 27 years. For the past four years, Craig has been in and out of the hospital for heart procedures and has received a total of 11 stents. Last […]

Patient Story: Vickie N. and the Impella® Heart Pump

A recent Dr. Oz The Good Life blog article tells the story of Vickie N. who thought she was healthy. Her diabetes was under control and she had lost 160 pounds. Her not so secret ‘secret’ was to follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly. So Vickie thought nothing of the sore on her foot […]

Perspective from a Protected PCI Patient: Justin Redman

Prior to my cath procedure I was in a lot of pain due to the blockage in my heart. After having 20+ heart caths I knew that this one would be high risk. My previous cardiologists had warned that they weren’t interested in taking that sort of risk and recommended I just live with it, […]