40-year-old Vet gets Life and Service back with Heart Repair
Article posted on WTTV TV in Indianapolis, IN on December 14, 2017 by CBS4-Web and Debby Knox. This page provides some excerpts from the article.
“… He had both an aneurysm on his aorta and his aortic valve was leaking. He was referred to Dr. Marc Gerdisch, the chief of cardiovascular and thorasic surgery at Franciscan Health. Dr. Gerdisch had to make both repairs and quickly …”
“… Dr. Gerdisch recommended a new heart valve to Jason. It’s called the heart 300. It essentially helps support the flaps that open and close to allow blood in and out. Four days after surgery, Jason’s heart was pumping so efficiently …”
“… ‘This device really is intended to reshape and reform the architecture around the leaflets,’ says Dr. Gerdisch. ‘So the leaflets move into a more normal position and then function well again.’ …”
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