heart failure 'The Sound of Life': Woman Lives with Artificial Heart By Stephanie Lecci • Sep 6, 2013 Froedtert Hospital Listen Listening... / 15:00 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. Surgeon Cuts Out Heart, So Patient Can Live By Stephanie Lecci • Sep 5, 2013 Business Journal of Milwaukee/Wisconsin Hospital Association Listen Listening... / 16:15 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. Taking the Pulse of Heart Failure By Stephanie Lecci • Sep 4, 2013 Robert Swatski/Flickr Listen Listening... / 17:18 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.