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Cardiovascular Patient stories

Aaron Wood, 60 years, 3 heart attacks and heart failure

I suffered from a massive heart attack in 1988; the result was a necrosis of the backside of my heart. A large part of my cardiac muscle was replaced by scar tissue. Two more heart attacks followed in 1990 and 1992. In 1994, I was diagnosed with congestive heart failure...

Agnes Hiemstra-Teyken, 52 years, Rupture of left pelvic artery

Pregnancy with my fourth child was very straightforward and without anycomplications. I was healthy and fit when I went to the hospital inFebruary 2004. Immediately after giving birth to Fabian sudden massivebleeding occurred. The doctors performed an embolization of the iliacartery, which later on ruptured...