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Two infections, one option: How an advanced pacemaker saved Dennis’ life

A blood infection meant Dennis McCabe’s pacemaker had to be removed, and putting in another one wasn’t going to be easy. Learn how an advanced leadless pacemaker now keeps Dennis’ heart pumping and keeps him enjoying life.

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Heart Month 2018: Derek Bernardi

Derek was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart disease.

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From heart disease to Hawaiian vacation: Susanne’s story

Just before her 71st birthday, Susanne Orman decided to get in shape for an upcoming Hawaiian vacation. But when she started to feel chest pain while walking, she knew something wasn’t right. Find out how following her instincts – and how two doctors’ expertise – saved her life.

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Heart Month 2018: Sharon Leissner

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Heart Month 2018: Rio King

Rio is one of several masters athletes who took part in our research on how exercise prolongs heart health.

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No surprises along the way

“I needed a heart valve replacement,” Scott says. “And I probably would have put it off if I didn’t need the hip replacement; I’m really glad I went ahead with it.”

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Heart Month 2018: Sandy & Brooks

Since Brooks Haley's first heart attack in 2010, all his wife, Sandy, has wanted was to make sure Brooks’s heart was as healthy as it could be.

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Heart Month 2018: Daniel Quintana

Since 2012, Daniel has been coming to the UT Southwestern Heart Failure Clinic, which specializes in treating neuromuscular diseases that affect the heart – an important capability for patients like Daniel, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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Little Hats, Big Hearts

These newborns are wearing red hats that represent a deeper message.

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Heart Month 2018: Linda Johnson

UTSW specialists evaluated Linda for a heart transplant. Her new heart gave her not only a second chance at life but a first chance to watch her son grow.