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Lynn was diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy, a progressive heart disease. Lynn’s mother died from heart disease in her 40s when Lynn was just a teenager. Lynn, 45, didn’t want to leave her own teenager without a mother.
Little victories – like simply going to the grocery store – are celebrated as part of patient’s second chance at life.
John had his heart transplant at University Hospitals. He loves spending time with his family and having parties. His step daughter is a nurse in the CICU at UH.
After a decade of treatments for serious heart issues, 68-year-old Larry Sekula had run out of options - he needed a new heart. And, just 19 days after being placed on the UH transplant list, he got one.