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Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion

A potential lifesaver for a common heart disorder

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Reducing Stroke Risk in AFib Patients Permanently

Reducing Stroke Risk in AFib Patients Permanently

When Elaine Finke discovered blood thinners weren’t a good option for her atrial fibrillation, she was relieved to have another choice – available only at Sanford Heart Hospital.

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A High Risk

A High Risk

How knowing the signs and his own history saved one man’s life

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A Happy Anniversary

A Happy Anniversary

It has been one year since Betty became the first person to undergo the TAVR procedure. Now she can live life the way she wants.

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Dakota Resurrection

Dakota Resurrection

Halfway through the show, performer Steve Stark experienced a real-life heart emergency: sudden cardiac death. He’s alive today thanks to a chain-of-care that began in Ashley, N.D., and stretched clear across the state.

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Life Saving Speed

Life Saving Speed

It’s called the widow maker, but hear how a retired physician survived a massive heart attack thanks to the STEMI team at Sanford Bemidji.

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Tiny Tools. Tiny Scars. Big Benefits for the Heart

Tiny Tools. Tiny Scars. Big Benefits for the Heart

Dr. Richard Rembecki was the first patient to receive a cardiac bypass using the latest minimally invasive robotic surgery. The procedure is not available anywhere else in the region, and helped the pulmonologist at Sanford Children’s get back to life and work quicker than with traditional bypass surgery.

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Sanford Heart

Sanford Heart - Where Expertise and Human Spirit Change Lives

At Sanford Heart, we make decisions every day that change lives. We see the fear and know that compassion is just as important as medical skill. Our leading cardiologists and specialists provide advanced cardiac care, surgery, prevention, emergency and rehabilitation and the latest in technology. But while we provide some of the most advanced heart care in the country, patients choose Sanford Heart because we understand that it takes courage, connection and compassion to choose a path that leads to better heart health.

Your heart. Our hands. Connected.

Life can change in an instant because of heart disease. At Sanford Heart, from the moment of emergency to the moment you celebrate a life-saving procedure, we are ready before you ever need us. In case life hands you the unexpected. So you get in the rhythm of healthier routines. And enjoy a lifetime of wellness.

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Your heart. Our hands. Connected.

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Tom Stys, MD, Cardiology

Dr. Stys specializes in cardiology, nuclear and vascular medicine. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate. Highly skilled in cardiac intervention, Dr. Stys believes that 80 percent of heart disease is preventable and advocates for healthy lifestyle choices.

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In addition to providing innovative heart care, Sanford Heart maintains the latest in advanced cardiac diagnostic technology which allows our physicians to detect and treat heart disease sooner and more effectively than ever.

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Health Information - Heart

Everyone can benefit from learning about heart health. If you or a loved one is living with a heart condition, or if you want to learn how to prevent heart problems in the future, our health information library can give you the information you need. From heart defects to heart failure, we cover a wide range of heart problems.

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