Join us for Stories from the Heart on Thursday, Feb. 20. Sample heart-healthy recipes, enjoy music and enter to win prizes from 6-6:30 p.m. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. hear patients share their heart care stories and learn about advances in heart care from our Cardiac Center medical experts. Judy Clart, WEAU 13 news anchor, will emcee the event. Register by Feb. 13.
Get other patients' perspectives about the heart care they have received on the Stories from the Heart page.
Watch "Stories from the Heart" and "Her Story, Her Heart" videos to hear important heart-healthy messages:
Keith Glasshof, Wayne Halberg
Keith and Wayne speak about their heart journeys. Andrew Calvin, M.D., Cardiology, and Gloria Kruger and Shaun Marczak, physician assistants in Cardiovascular Surgery, explain the importance of taking care of your heart and treatment options for those with an identified heart condition.
Velda speaks about her heart journey and what led up to her minimally invasive heart surgery to replace her heart valve. Thomas Carmody, M.D., explains what TAVR is and shares more detail about Swenson's treatment:
Dorothy shares her journey from shortness of breath, testing, making the decision to have heart surgery and the difference it has made in her life. Robert Wiechmann, M.D., talks about Ganong's transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) surgery, now offered in Eau Claire: