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For years, Anita Nickel was told that compression stockings were the only treatment option for her severe leg pain. Ultimately, she turned to the vascular experts at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute for solutions and relief.
Jimisha Sailes was only 28 when blood clots in her lungs caused her to collapse and pass out. Doctors at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute opted to treat her with ECMO instead of tPA - a decision that saved her life.
Shortness of breath was the only symptom 49-year-old firefighter and paramedic, Ricky Fetter, was experiencing. When an EKG revealed that all five of his cardiac vessels were blocked, Ricky got the care he needed, just in the nick of time.
When Eric Hess decided to head into work in spite of persistent, severe head and neck pain, he didn’t know his strong work ethic would ultimately save his life. Eric worked at UH Cleveland Medical Center, where he was quickly diagnosed and treated.
People often confuse heart attack and cardiac arrest. A heart attack can sometimes trigger sudden cardiac arrest, but most do not.
Maurice Edwards of Cleveland knew he might lose his leg to amputation, but thanks to a novel council at University Hospitals (UH) Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute, he was spared that fate.
They never expected to be a heart family, but Trent's parents are so grateful their son is living his life to the fullest, thanks to the Congenital Heart Collaborative at UH Rainbow.
Raheem Stanfield had no idea going into cardiac arrest would be his ticket to the Super Bowl, but that’s exactly how his story unfolded.