heart failure

Health & Science
4:36 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

'The Sound of Life': Woman Lives with Artificial Heart

Heart failure patient Kathleen Shores poses with the backpack containing her artificial heart.
Froedtert Hospital

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews heart failure patient and total artificial heart recipient Kathleen Shores of Wisconsin.
 

Heart failure was plaguing a young Wisconsin mom named Kathleen Shores when she flat-lined in Froedtert Hospital's ICU last year.

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Health & Science
4:12 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Surgeon Cuts Out Heart, So Patient Can Live

Dr. Robert Love is a heart transplant surgeon and director of cardiac surgery at Froedtert Hospital & The Medical College of Wisconsin.
Credit Business Journal of Milwaukee/Wisconsin Hospital Association

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interview cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Robert Love.

Increasingly, heart transplants are being delayed, and heart failure patients are being saved by mechanical devices.

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Health & Science
6:21 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Taking the Pulse of Heart Failure

Heart failure is becoming a public health issue across the United States.
Credit Robert Swatski/Flickr

Lake Effect's Stephanie Lecci interviews Dr. Claudius Mahr, a heart failure and transplant cardiologist.

As heart disease remains leading cause of death for men and women across the country, increasingly more people are suffering from heart failure.

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